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2 more COVID-19 deaths; 12,000 total cases since March

Sep 1, 2020

North Dakota’s COVID-19 death toll is now 145, after two more individuals have passed away with the novel coronavirus.

The patients were a man in his 70s from Morton County, and a woman in her 80s from Burleigh County. They both had underlying health conditions.

Additionally, 191 new individuals from 27 counties have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the state’s new positive total to 12,000. These results are from a pool of 2,493 tests for a daily positive rate of 7.66 percent.

Stark County is reporting the most new positives today, with 50 new cases found. Burleigh County had 30 new cases, Cass County had 20, Grand Forks County had 19 and both Ward and Williams Counties had 13 cases. There were twelve new cases found in Morton County. Benson and Walsh Counties each had four new cases, Hettinger, McHenry and McLean Counties each had three new cases. McKenzie and Stutsman Counties both had two new cases. Barnes, Bowman, Cavalier, Dickey, Dunn, Eddy, Foster, Mercer, Pembina, Rolette, Sargent, Steele and Towner Counties each had one new case apiece.

To date, 473,705 tests have been administered for COVID-19. 202,418 unique individuals have been tested.

62 people are currently hospitalized.

There have been 9,610 recoveries. This leaves 2,245 active confirms.