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241 new COVID-19 cases; six more deaths confirmed

Dec 19, 2020

The state health department has confirmed six more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,231.

 

The patients were: 

 

  • Man in his 60s from Grand Forks County. 
  • Man in his 80s from Grand Forks County.
  • Woman in her 90s from McLean County.
  • Man in his 90s from Ramsey County.
  • Man in his 80s from Stutsman County.
  • Man in his 70s from Walsh 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. 

 

241 new individuals from 37 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 89,788.

 

These results were from a pool of 5,598 tests for a daily positive rate of 3.88 percent.

 

200 of those tests were PCR tests, and 41 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are: 

 

·        Barnes County – 6

·        Benson County – 1

·        Billings County - 2

·        Bottineau County – 3

·        Bowman County - 4

·        Burleigh County - 22

·        Cass County – 49

·        Cavalier County - 1

·        Dickey County – 4

·        Dunn County – 1

·        Emmons County - 1

·        Foster County – 3

·        Golden Valley County - 1

·        Grand Forks County – 7

·        LaMoure County – 1

·        Logan County - 1

·        McHenry County – 3

·        McIntosh County - 1

·        McKenzie County - 2

·        McLean County – 1

·        Mercer County - 5

·        Morton County – 16

·        Mountrail County – 2

·        Nelson County - 3

·        Pembina County – 1

·        Ramsey County – 4

·        Ransom County – 4

·        Renville County - 1

·        Richland County - 7

·        Rolette County – 10

·        Stark County – 16

·        Stutsman County – 16

·        Towner County - 5

·        Traill County – 1

·        Walsh County - 2

·        Ward County – 19

·        Williams County – 15

 

1,263,164 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 369,053 unique individuals have been tested. 

 

154 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

 

Since yesterday 405 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 85,672. This leaves 2,885 active confirmed cases.