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201 new COVID-19 cases; 5 more confirmed dead

Dec 14, 2020

The state health department has confirmed five more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,157.

The patients were: 

* Man in his 70s from Adams County.
* Man in his 90s from Burleigh County.
* Man in his 80s from Burleigh County.
* Man in his 60s from Morton County.
* Woman in her 60s from Sioux 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.

201 new individuals from 28 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 88,067.

These results were from a pool of 3,603 tests for a daily positive rate of 5.68 percent.

188 of those tests were PCR tests, and 13 were antigen tests.

The cases broken down by county are:

·        Benson County - 1
·        Burleigh County - 49
·        Cass County – 41
·        Cavalier County - 1
·        Golden Valley County - 1
·        Grand Forks County – 6
·        LaMoure County - 1
·        Logan County - 2
·        McKenzie County - 1
·        McLean County – 3
·        Mercer County - 1
·        Morton County – 20
·        Mountrail County – 1
·        Pembina County – 3
·        Pierce County - 15
·        Ramsey County – 4
·        Ransom County – 1
·        Renville County - 1
·        Richland County - 2
·        Rolette County – 4
·        Sargent County - 3
·        Sioux County – 3
·        Stark County – 5
·        Stutsman County – 8
·        Towner County - 1
·        Traill County - 5
·        Ward County – 17
·        Williams County – 1

1,233,700 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 364,167 unique individuals have been tested.

277 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

Since yesterday 354 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 83,318. This leaves 3,592 active confirmed cases.