COVID updates for Friday, Oct. 22

Beltrami County Public Health, as of Thursday afternoon, is monitoring 357 active cases of COVID-19 with 12 county residents hospitalized for COVID.

There have been 6,269 cases to date and 76 deaths. In the last 14 days, 521 new cases were reported within the county.

MDH reported 2,361 new COVID cases across the state Thursday.

Thirty-six of those cases were in Beltrami County, nine were in Cass County, three were in Clearwater County, and five were in Hubbard County.

MDH also reported 26 new COVID deaths Thursday, one of them was a Cass County resident in their early 80s.



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