18 deaths confirmed; 127 new COVID-19 cases | Prairie Public Broadcasting

18 deaths confirmed; 127 new COVID-19 cases

Jan 2, 2021

The state health department has confirmed eighteen more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,310.

 

The patients were: 

 

  • Man in his 90s from Barnes County.
  • Man in his 70s from Barnes County.
  • Woman in her 80s from Barnes County.
  • Woman in her 80s from Burleigh County.
  • Man in his 80s from Burleigh County.
  • Man in his 80s from Cass County.
  • Woman in her 70s from Cass County.
  • Woman in her 80s from Nelson County.
  • Man in his 70s from Morton County.
  • Woman in her 90s from Morton County.
  • Woman in her 90s from Pembina County.
  • Woman in her 90s from Ramsey County.
  • Woman in her 80s from Ramsey County.
  • Man in his 70s from Ransom County.
  • Woman in her 80s from Rolette County.
  • Man in his 60s from Ward County.
  • Woman in her 80s from Wells County.
  • Woman in her 60s from Williams 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 24 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 92,891.

 

These results were from a pool of 4,845 tests for a daily positive rate of 2.91 percent.

 

105 of those positives were PCR tests, and 22 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are: 

 

·        Barnes County – 1

·        Benson County – 3

·        Burleigh County - 15

·        Cass County – 43

·        Dickey County – 1

·        Dunn County – 1

·        Eddy County - 1

·        Grand Forks County – 4

·        Griggs County - 1

·        LaMoure County – 1

·        McKenzie County - 2

·        McLean County – 2

·        Mercer County - 3

·        Morton County – 10

·        Ramsey County – 7

·        Ransom County – 2

·        Richland County - 1

·        Rolette County – 5

·        Stark County – 5

·        Stutsman County – 2

·        Traill County – 1

·        Walsh County - 1

·        Ward County – 10

·        Williams County - 5

 

1,366,098 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 378,317 unique individuals have been tested.

 

92 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

 

Since yesterday 47 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 89,582. This leaves 1,999 active confirmed cases.