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123 new cases of novel coronavirus in ND

Aug 15, 2020

123 new individuals from 22 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 8,444.

These results are from a pool of 6,478 tests for a daily positive rate of 2 percent.

The health department will update results from serial testing on Monday.

40 new cases were found in Grand Forks County, 18 were found in Burleigh County, eleven were found in Cass County and nine were found in Ward County. Eight new cases were found in McLean County. Morton County had five new cases. Four new cases were found in both Barnes and Emmons Counties. Three new cases were found in Kidder County. Benson, Mountrail, Ramsey, Rolette, Stark, Traill, Walsh and Williams Counties each had two new cases. Golden Valley, Nelson, Pierce, Richland, and Stutsman Counties each had one new case apiece.

391,731 total tests for COVID-19 have been administered. 178,145 unique individuals have been tested.

There are currently 55 people hospitalized with the novel coronavirus. 457 total people have been hospitalized.

There have been 7,161 recoveries and 121 deaths. This leaves 1,162 active confirmed cases.