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27 more deaths confirmed; 513 new COVID-19 cases

Dec 11, 2020

The state health department has confirmed 27 more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,130.

The patients were: 

·         Woman in her 80s from Barnes County.  
·         Woman in her 80s from Barnes County.  
·         Woman in her 80s from Burleigh County.  
·         Woman in her 60s from Cass County.  
·         Man in his 90s from Cass County.  
·         Man in his 80s from Cass County.  
·         Man in his 80s from Cass County.  
·         Woman in her 100s from Grand Forks County.  
·         Woman in her 90s from McHenry County. 
·         Man in his 60s from Morton County.  
·         Woman in her 90s from Morton County.  
·         Woman in her 90s from Morton County.  
·         Man in his 90s from Pierce County.  
·         Woman in her 80s from Pierce County.  
·         Man in his 70s from Pierce County.  
·         Woman in her 80s from Pierce County.  
·         Man in his 70s from Ransom County.  
·         Woman in her 90s from Stutsman County.  
·         Woman in her 70s from Towner County.  
·         Man in his 80s from Ward County.  
·         Man in his 50s from Ward County.  
·         Man in his 90s from Ward County.  
·         Woman in her 60s from Ward County.  
·         Woman in her 80s from Ward County.  
·         Man in his 90s from Ward County.  
·         Man in his 90s from Ward County.  
·         Man in his 80s from Williams County.   

Due to an extra lag in reporting, 21 of these 27 deaths were outside the typical three day lag in data reporting. 12 of the deaths occurred in November.

513 new individuals from 42 counties have also tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 87,207.

These results were from a pool of 8,682 tests for a daily positive rate of 5.82 percent.

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

The cases broken down by county are:

·                     Barnes County – 4 
·                     Benson County – 24 
·                     Billings County - 4 
·                     Bottineau County – 1 
·                     Bowman County - 2 
·                     Burke County - 1 
·                     Burleigh County - 71 
·                     Cass County – 95 
·                     Cavalier County - 1 
·                     Dickey County – 4 
·                     Dunn County – 4 
·                     Emmons County – 1 
·                     Foster County - 2 
·                     Golden Valley County - 2 
·                     Grand Forks County – 41 
·                     Hettinger County - 2 
·                     Kidder County – 2 
·                     LaMoure County – 1 
·                     Logan County – 1 
·                     McKenzie County - 4 
·                     McLean County – 3 
·                     Mercer County - 1 
·                     Morton County – 25 
·                     Mountrail County – 1 
·                     Nelson County – 2 
·                     Oliver County - 1 
·                     Pembina County – 4 
·                     Pierce County - 1 
·                     Ramsey County – 8 
·                     Ransom County – 2 
·                     Richland County - 22 
·                     Rolette County – 5 
·                     Sargent County – 6 
·                     Sioux County – 7 
·                     Stark County – 63 
·                     Steele County - 1 
·                     Stutsman County – 23 
·                     Towner County - 3 
·                     Traill County - 16 
·                     Walsh County - 7 
·                     Ward County – 19 
·                     Williams County – 26 

1,217,591 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 361,963 unique individuals have been tested.

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 277 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

Since yesterday 568 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 81,678. This leaves 4,406 active confirmed cases.