2 additional COVID-19 deaths, 38 total; 53 new positive cases | Prairie Public Broadcasting

2 additional COVID-19 deaths, 38 total; 53 new positive cases

May 12, 2020

Two more individuals have passed away with COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the statewide death toll to 38.

The patients were both from Cass County. One was a woman in her 100s, and the other was a woman in her 70s. Both had underlying health conditions.

53 new individuals also tested positive for the novel coronavirus, from a pool of 818 people tested. 44 of the positive cases were from Cass County, with five from Grand Forks County. Burleigh, Stutsman, Ward and Williams Counties all report one new case. The new statewide positive total is 1,517.

47,832 people have been tested overall.

38 people are currently hospitalized. 122 total people have been hospitalized.

There have been 877 recoveries from COVID-19. There are currently 602 active confirmed cases in North Dakota.