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127 new coronavirus cases, eight more dead

Jan 16, 2021

The state health department has confirmed eight more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,381.

 

The patients were:

 

  • Man in his 70s from Burleigh County.
  • Man in his 80s from Cass County.
  • Woman in her 80s from LaMoure County.
  • Woman in her 60s from Renville County.
  • Man in his 80s from Stutsman County.
  • Woman in her 90s from Walsh County.
  • Woman in her 80s from Ward County.
  • Woman in her 80s from Ward County.

 

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. 

 

127 new individuals from 28 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 95,714.

 

These results were from a pool of 4,954 tests for a daily positive rate of 2.98 percent.

 

88 of those positives were PCR tests, and 39 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are: 

 

·         Adams County – 6

·         Barnes County – 3

·         Bowman County – 4

·         Burke County – 1

·         Burleigh County – 10

·         Cass County – 25

·         Foster County – 1

·         Golden Valley County – 2

·         Grand Forks County – 7

·         Hettinger County – 1

·         LaMoure County – 1

·         McHenry County – 2

·         McIntosh County – 1

·         McKenzie County – 5

·         McLean County – 2

·         Morton County – 2

·         Mountrail County – 3

·         Nelson County – 3

·         Pembina County – 1

·         Pierce County – 1

·         Ramsey County – 1

·         Ransom County – 2

·         Richland County – 4

·         Rolette County – 1

·         Sioux County – 2

·         Stark County – 1

·         Stutsman County – 1

·         Walsh County – 9

·         Ward County – 21

·         Williams County – 4

 

1,447,746 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 387,295 unique individuals have been tested. 

 

95 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

 

Since yesterday 208 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 92,820. This leaves 1,513 active confirmed cases.