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Minnesota Reports 17 New COVID-19 Related Deaths

The state's death toll has reached 160.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed 17 additional COVID-19 related deaths since 4 p.m. on Monday. The state’s death toll has reached 160. The Department of Health also reported 97 more people have tested positive for the virus, bringing the total to 2,567. There are currently 237 hospitalizations. Clay County has 68 confirmed cases and three deaths….

North Dakota Reports 3 Cass County Deaths Related to COVID-19

All three individuals had underlying health conditions.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–Three Cass County residents have died due to complications with COVID-19 since 11 a.m. on Sunday. The North Dakota Department of Health reports a man in his 70s, a woman in her 80s and a woman in her 90s all passed away. All three individuals had underlying health conditions. The NDDoH also reports an additional 42 confirmed cases…

Owner & Chef of “Toscana” Dies Unexpectedly

A GoFundMe account has been started to support the family

FARGO, N.D. — The chef and owner of Toscana in downtown Fargo died unexpectedly on Thursday. A collection of pictures of Mirco Morganti are now in the window of the Italian restaurant. Morganti leaves behind his 5 children and the love of his life, Charlene. The restaurant has been greatly impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic. A GoFundMe account has been…

NDDoH Reports 18 New Cases of COVID-19, Including One Death

The positive cases are in all age groups and counties across North Dakota.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health is reporting an additional 18 positive COVID-19 cases, including the death of a Stark County man. The positive cases are in all age groups and counties across North Dakota. The Stark County man who died was in his 60s and had underlying health conditions. It was confirmed he acquired COVID-19 through community spread….

Fargo Police Report Spike in Overdoses Leading to One Death

One of the calls they responded to recently resulted in a death.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department is reporting a spike in overdose calls since March 28. Police say they have responded to six overdoses in the last week and a half compared to six total calls between January 1 and March 28. One of the calls they responded to recently resulted in a death. Police say the spike in calls is…

Grand Forks Police Investigate Drug Death

The photo is not of an actual pill recovered in this investigation.GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The Grand Forks Police Department has put out a warning about illicit drug use after a man was found dead on Monday. Police responded to an apartment at approximately 7:15 a.m. and discovered a 24-year-old man deceased. The initial investigation suggested a fentanyl overdose, but further investigations…

NDDoH Reports Second COVID-19 Related Death in North Dakota

The woman acquired the virus through community spread.

MCHENRY COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health has reported the second death related to COVID-19 in North Dakota. The department says a woman in her 80s from McHenry County with underlying health conditions died from complications with COVID-19. It was confirmed that the woman acquired the virus through community spread. The NDDoH has confirmed 109 positive cases of COVID-19…

COVID-19 By The Numbers For March 29, 2020

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota is reporting another four positive cases as of Sunday morning but no positive cases during afternoon testing. Two of the new cases come from Cass County: a woman in her 40’s and a woman in her 30’s, one by community spread the other is under investigation. The state now has 98 positive cases. 18 people…

NDDoH Reports Cass County Man as First COVID-19 Death in North Dakota

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health has reported the state’s first death due to COVID-19 The man was in his 90s from Cass County and was reported as having underlying health conditions. The NDDoH confirmed the man acquired COVID-19 from community spread. Gov. Doug Burgum said, “Kathryn and I extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends…

COVID-19 By The Numbers for March 25, 2020

South Dakota and Minnesota have each reported just one death from the outbreak so far

FARGO, N.D. — Coronavirus numbers continue to rise in the region and around the globe. 25 new cases of the coronavirus are being reported in Minnesota bringing the state’s total to 287. In our area, just Clay County is reporting cases and holding steady at 3. 26 people are in hospitals in the state being treated for the virus. More…