1 new death, 152 new coronavirus cases | Prairie Public Broadcasting

1 new death, 152 new coronavirus cases

Aug 14, 2020

A man in his 90s with underlying health conditions has passed away with COVID-19 in North Dakota. He was from Grand Forks County.

His death brings the statewide death toll to 121.

Additionally, 152 new individuals from 29 counties have also tested positive for the novel coronavirus, bringing the new statewide positive total to 8,322. These results were from a pool of 5,491 tests for a daily positive rate of 2.8 percent.

54 of today’s new positives were from serial (or repeat) testing.

31 of the new cases were from Burleigh County, 25 were from Stark County, 16 were from Cass County and ten were from Morton County. There were nine new cases found in Grand Forks and Ward Counties. McLean County had seven new cases. Williams County had six new cases. Benson and Walsh Counties each had five new cases. Mountrail County had three new cases. Golden Valley, McHenry, Mercer, Ramsey, Sioux, Stutsman, Traill and Wells Counties each had two new cases. Bottineau, Dickey, Emmons, Foster, Hettinger, McKenzie, Renville, Richland, Rolette and Steele Counties each had one new case apiece.

385,320 tests have been administered for COVID-19. 176,603 unique individuals have been tested.

There are 65 people currently hospitalized. There have been 455 total hospitalizations.

7,066 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. This leaves 1,135 active confirmed cases in the state.