16 dead, 473 new individuals contract COVID-19 | Prairie Public Broadcasting

16 dead, 473 new individuals contract COVID-19

Dec 9, 2020

The state health department has confirmed 16 more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,080.

The patients were:

* Man in his 90s from Burleigh County.
* Woman in her 90s from Burleigh County.
* Woman in her 90s from Burleigh County.
* Man in his 80s from Burleigh County. 
* Man in his 70s from Dickey County.
* Woman in her 80s from Grand Forks County.
* Woman in her 80s from McKenzie County.
* Woman in her 80s from Ramsey County.
* Man in his 80s from Ramsey County.
* Man in his 80s from Stutsman County.
* Man in his 70s from Stutsman County.
* Woman in her 90s from Stutsman County.
* Man in his 60s from Traill County.
* Woman in her 90s from Walsh County.
* Man in his 80s from Ward County.
* Man in his 50s from Ward County.

473 new individuals from 45 counties have also tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 86,149.

These results were from a pool of 6,085 tests for a daily positive rate of 7.49 percent.

415 of those tests were PCR tests, and 58 were antigen tests.

The cases broken down by county are:

·        Adams County - 1
·        Barnes County – 8
·        Benson County - 3
·        Bottineau County – 3
·        Burke County - 1
·        Burleigh County - 52
·        Cass County – 116
·        Cavalier County - 1
·        Dickey County – 7
·        Divide County - 1
·        Dunn County – 3
·        Eddy County – 2
·        Foster County – 2
·        Golden Valley County - 3
·        Grand Forks County – 51
·        Griggs County – 2
·        Hettinger County - 1
·        Kidder County – 2
·        LaMoure County – 2
·        Logan County - 5
·        McKenzie County - 4
·        McLean County – 7
·        Mercer County - 6
·        Morton County – 15
·        Mountrail County – 2
·        Nelson County – 3
·        Oliver County - 1
·        Pembina County – 4
·        Pierce County - 1
·        Ramsey County – 11
·        Ransom County – 3
·        Renville County - 1
·        Richland County - 23
·        Rolette County – 17
·        Sargent County – 4
·        Sioux County - 1
·        Stark County – 13
·        Steele County - 1
·        Stutsman County – 20
·        Towner County - 6
·        Traill County - 13
·        Walsh County - 6
·        Ward County – 18
·        Wells County - 2
·        Williams County – 25

1,199,933 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus.

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 284 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19. There have been 2,984 hospitalizations total.

Since yesterday 666 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 80,515. This leaves 4,554 active confirmed cases.