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North Dakota officials confirm 22 new cases of COVID-19

June 15, 2020 GMT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota health officials on Monday confirmed 22 new cases of the coronavirus, including 15 in the state’s most populous county.

The state has recorded a total of 3,101 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. There have been 2,058 cases in Cass County, which includes the Fargo metropolitan area.

The death toll from the virus has remained unchanged for four straight days and stands at 74. There are 31 people hospitalized, down from 35 on Sunday. The number of active COVID-19 cases also fell by four, from 348 to 344.

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For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia, and death.

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