23 deaths confirmed; 575 new COVID-19 cases | Prairie Public Broadcasting

23 deaths confirmed; 575 new COVID-19 cases

Dec 10, 2020

The state health department has confirmed 23 more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,103.

The patients were:

* Man in his 80s from Burleigh County.
* Woman in her 80s from Burleigh County.
* Woman in her 80s from Burleigh County.
* Woman in her 90s from Burleigh County.
* Man in his 80s from Cass County.
* Man in his 80s from Cass County.
* Man in his 60s from Dickey County.
* Woman in her 80s from Grand Forks County.
* Man in his 70s from McKenzie County.
* Man in his 90s from McLean County.
* Man in his 80s from Morton County.
* Woman in her 80s from Morton County.
* Man in his 80s from Pembina County.
* Woman in her 90s from Pierce County.
* Woman in her 80s from Pierce County.
* Woman in her 40s from Ramsey County.
* Woman in her 80s from Renville County.
* Woman in her 90s from Stutsman County.
* Woman in her 70s from Stutsman County.
* Woman in her 60s from Stutsman County.
* Man in his 80s from Stutsman County.
* Man in his 90s from Traill County.
* Man in his 80s from Wells County.  

575 new individuals from 47 counties have also tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 86,707.

These results were from a pool of 9,032 tests for a daily positive rate of 6.28 percent.

521 of those tests were PCR tests, and 54 were antigen tests.

The cases broken down by county are:

·        Adams County - 1
·        Barnes County – 12
·        Benson County - 5
·        Bottineau County – 3
·        Bowman County - 1
·        Burke County - 1
·        Burleigh County - 84
·        Cass County – 136
·        Cavalier County - 3
·        Dickey County – 7
·        Divide County - 1
·        Dunn County – 3
·        Eddy County – 2
·        Emmons County - 1
·        Golden Valley County - 2
·        Grand Forks County – 35
·        Grant County - 2
·        Griggs County – 1
·        Kidder County – 1
·        LaMoure County – 3
·        Logan County – 5
·        McHenry County – 3
·        McIntosh County - 2
·        McKenzie County - 9
·        McLean County – 13
·        Mercer County - 11
·        Morton County – 28
·        Mountrail County – 6
·        Nelson County – 3
·        Pembina County – 4
·        Pierce County - 1
·        Ramsey County – 10
·        Ransom County – 4
·        Richland County - 15
·        Rolette County – 48
·        Sargent County – 3
·        Sheridan County - 2
·        Sioux County – 6
·        Slope County - 1
·        Stark County – 7
·        Stutsman County – 13
·        Towner County - 6
·        Traill County - 12
·        Walsh County - 5
·        Ward County – 35
·        Wells County - 3
·        Williams County – 16

1,208,966 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus.

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 302 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

Since yesterday 493 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 81,008. This leaves 4,596 active confirmed cases.