1 death confirmed; 79 new coronavirus cases | Prairie Public Broadcasting

1 death confirmed; 79 new coronavirus cases

May 20, 2021

The state health department has confirmed one more death related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,507.

 

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, 79 new individuals from 18 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 109,440.

 

These results were from a pool of 3,209 tests for a daily positive rate of 2.46 percent.

 

44 of those positives were PCR tests, and 35 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 


 

1,995,516 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 437,127 unique individuals have been tested.

 

35 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

 

Since yesterday 93 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 107,251. This leaves 682 active confirmed cases.