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State health department confirms seven deaths, 2,400 new COVID-19 cases

ND Dept of Health

Today's test positivity rate was 17.7 percent.

The state health department has confirmed seven more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 2,041.

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, 2,400 individuals from 49 counties have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the new statewide positive total to 187,528.

These results were from a pool of 14,760 tests for a daily positive rate of 17.7 percent.

940 of those positives were PCR tests, and 1,460 were antigen tests.

3,168,303 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 576,463 unique individuals have been tested.

128 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

Since yesterday 1,370 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 179,425. This leaves 6,062 active confirmed cases.

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