Daniel Luthi of Morris has been identified as the first person in Stevens County to die from complications of COVID-19. He was 64.
Stevens County continues to see a rise in confirmed cases in Thursday’s situation update put out by the Minnesota Department of Health, adding another 3 cases for a total of 57 since the pandemic began. Swift County has also increased by 3 cases since Monday, and is now at 68 cases with 1 death from the virus. Douglas added 1 more since yesterday, bringing its total to 174 with 1 death. Statewide, there were 1,047 new cases reported today, and 7 more deaths.