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1 more death; 219 new cases; active COVID-19 infections approaching 2,500


North Dakota’s COVID-19 death toll has risen to 142, as one more individual has passed away with the novel coronavirus.

The patient was a woman in her 90s from Burleigh County with underlying health conditions.

Additionally, 219 new individuals from 24 counties have also tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the new statewide positive total to 11,702. These results are from a pool of 3,779 tests for a daily positive rate of 5.8 percent.

Burleigh County is reporting the most new cases today with 44. 41 cases were found in Cass County, 28 in Stutsman County, and 24 in both Grand Forks and Ward Counties. Nine new cases were found in Williams County, eight in Stark County, and seven in Morton County. Five new cases were found in McLean County. Barnes and Rolette Counties each had four new cases. Benson and Richland Counties each had three new cases. Hettinger, Kidder, McHenry, and Ramsey County each had two new cases. Bottineau, Eddy, Logan, McKenzie, Nelson, Ransom and Walsh Counties each had one new case apiece.

To date, 469,423 tests have been administered for COVID-19. 201,203 unique individuals have been tested.

There have been 9,079 recoveries. This leaves 2,481 active confirmed cases.

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