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16 more dead; 1,275 new coronavirus infections

Nov 18, 2020

The state health department has confirmed 16 more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 785.

The patients were:

* Man in his 60s from Burleigh County.
* Man in his 50s from Burleigh County.
* Woman in her 70s from Burleigh County.
* Man in his 50s from Cass County.
* Woman in her 80s from Cass County.
* Woman in her 60s from Cass County.
* Woman in her 80s from Grand Forks County.
* Woman in her 60s from Grand Forks County.
* Man in his 70s from Morton County.
* Man in his 90s from Nelson County.
* Man in his 80s from Pierce County.
* Man in his 80s from Stutsman County.
* Woman in her 90s from Stutsman County.
* Man in his 80s from Stutsman County. 
* Man in his 80s from Walsh County.
* Woman in her 70s from Walsh County.

1,275 new individuals from 49 counties have also tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 67,230.

These results were from a pool of 8,488 tests for a daily positive rate of 16.45 percent.

The cases broken down by county are:

·        Adams County - 8
·        Barnes County - 11
·        Benson County – 4
·        Bottineau County – 9
·        Bowman County - 1
·        Burke County - 3
·        Burleigh County - 191
·        Cass County - 330
·        Cavalier County – 1
·        Dickey County - 10
·        Divide County - 5
·        Dunn County – 3
·        Eddy County – 4
·        Emmons County - 1
·        Foster County – 3
·        Golden Valley County - 1
·        Grand Forks County – 95
·        Grant County - 4
·        Griggs County - 3
·        Kidder County - 2
·        LaMoure County – 4
·        Logan County - 1
·        McHenry County – 2
·        McIntosh County - 2
·        McKenzie County - 15
·        McLean County - 7
·        Mercer County - 4
·        Morton County - 68
·        Mountrail County – 17
·        Nelson County – 1
·        Oliver County - 1
·        Pembina County - 10
·        Pierce County - 3
·        Ramsey County – 8
·        Ransom County - 4
·        Renville County - 1
·        Richland County - 20
·        Rolette County – 38
·        Sargent County – 6
·        Sioux County - 2
·        Stark County – 18
·        Steele County - 1
·        Stutsman County - 134
·        Towner County - 6
·        Traill County - 11
·        Walsh County - 29
·        Ward County – 132
·        Wells County - 1
·        Williams County – 40

1,033,592 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 328,910 unique individuals have been tested.

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 297people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 384 individuals are hospitalized with the virus. There have been 2,307 hospitalizations total.

Since yesterday 1,060 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 56,469. This leaves 9,977 active confirmed cases.