ND COVID-19: 543 new cases, 5 additional deaths
The death toll has risen to 1,703.
The state health department has confirmed five more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,703.
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, 543 individuals from 45 counties have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the new statewide positive total to 142,985.
These results were from a pool of 9,887 tests for a daily positive rate of 5.89 percent.
217 of those positives were PCR tests, and 326 were antigen tests.
2,605,963 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 522,171 unique individuals have been tested.
189 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.
Since yesterday 481 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 138,253. This leaves 3,565 active confirmed cases.