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168 new coronavirus cases; 2 deaths confirmed

The state health department has confirmed two more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,494.


Deaths are reported to the state health department by facilities or by official death record, and can take up to ten days to be confirmed. 


According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 168 new individuals from 24 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 107,639.


These results were from a pool of 6,295 tests for a daily positive rate of 3.92 percent.


84 of those positives were PCR tests, and 84 were antigen tests.


The cases broken down by county are:




1,934,119 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 430,921 unique individuals have been tested.


36 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.


Since yesterday 146 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 105,033. This leaves 1,112 active confirmed cases.

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