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2 more COVID-19 deaths; active cases approaching 1000 in ND

Jul 24, 2020

Two more individuals have passed away with COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the statewide death toll to 99.

The patients were a man in his 80s from Williams County, and a man in his 50s from McIntosh County. They both had underlying health conditions.

Additionally, 124 new individuals from 29 counties have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the state, bringing the new statewide positive total to 5,614. These results were from a pool of 4,664 tests for a daily positive rate of 2.7 percent.

29 of the new cases were found in Cass County, and 15 were in Burleigh County. There were nine new cases in Grand Forks County, eight in Richland County, and Morton and Williams Counties each had seven new cases. Stark and Stutsman Counties each had five new cases. Foster, Griggs, and Mercer Counties each had four new cases. McLean County had three new cases. Benson, Cavalier, Mountrail, Rolette, Traill, Walsh and Ward Counties each had two new cases apiece. Barnes, Bottineau, Emmons, Kidder, Nelson, Pembina, Renville, Sargent, Sioux and Steel Counties each had one new case apiece.

A total of 279,909 tests have been completed for COVID-19 in North Dakota. 142,708 unique individuals have been tested.

There are currently 37 people hospitalized with COVID-19. There have been 325 total hospitalizations.

There have been 4,545 recoveries. This leaves 970 active confirmed cases in North Dakota.