North Dakota tops 200 coronavirus deaths in October

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota has topped more than 200 deaths in October from COVID-19.

Health officials reported an additional 15 deaths on Tuesday, bringing the overall statewide death toll from the virus to 476. The sum includes 205 deaths that have occurred so far in October, surpassing the previous monthly high set in September at 123. The deaths included nine women and six men, all in their 60s or older.

The North Dakota Department of Health reported 896 new cases on Tuesday, and a daily positivity rate of almost 15%.

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