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152 new COVID-19 infections, three deaths confirmed

Jan 17, 2021

The state health department has confirmed three more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,384.

 

The patients were:

 

  • Grand Forks County.
  • Man in his 60s from Rolette County.
  • Man in his 90s from Traill 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. 

 

152 new individuals from 29 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 95,864.

 

These results were from a pool of 4,781 tests for a daily positive rate of 3.61 percent.

 

152 of those positives were PCR tests, and 17 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are: 

 

·         Adams County – 6

·         Benson County – 2

·         Burke County – 1

·         Burleigh County – 28

·         Cass County – 41

·         Dickey County – 1

·         Eddy County – 2

·         Emmons County – 2

·         Foster County – 1

·         Golden Valley County – 1

·         Grand Forks County – 14

·         Grant County – 1

·         Griggs County – 1

·         McKenzie County – 2

·         McLean County – 1

·         Morton County – 8

·         Pembina County – 1

·         Pierce County – 1

·         Richland County – 6

·         Rolette County – 1

·         Sargent County – 1

·         Sioux County – 3

·         Stark County – 2

·         Steele County – 2

·         Towner County – 4

·         Traill County – 3

·         Walsh County – 3

·         Ward County – 8

·         Williams County – 5

 

1,452,510 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 387,840 unique individuals have been tested. 

 

85 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

 

Since yesterday 187 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 93,020. This leaves 1,460 active confirmed cases.