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287 new COVID-19 cases confirmed; no new deaths reported

Dec 13, 2020

For the first time since early September, the state health department is reporting no new deaths today.

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.

The current death toll is 1,152.

287 new individuals from 38 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 87,871.

These results were from a pool of 6,167 tests for a daily positive rate of 4.82 percent.

271 of those tests were PCR tests, and 16 were antigen tests.

The cases broken down by county are:

·        Adams County - 1
·        Barnes County – 2
·        Benson County - 14
·        Bottineau County – 1
·        Bowman County - 1
·        Burleigh County - 33
·        Cass County – 83
·        Cavalier County - 1
·        Dickey County – 1
·        Dunn County - 2
·        Foster County - 1
·        Grand Forks County – 37
·        Griggs County - 1
·        Hettinger County - 1
·        Kidder County – 1
·        LaMoure County – 2
·        McHenry County – 1
·        McKenzie County - 4
·        McLean County – 2
·        Mercer County - 1
·        Morton County – 7
·        Mountrail County – 5
·        Nelson County – 1
·        Pembina County – 1
·        Pierce County - 1
·        Ramsey County – 6
·        Ransom County – 3
·        Renville County - 1
·        Richland County - 11
·        Rolette County – 6
·        Sioux County – 1
·        Stark County – 9
·        Stutsman County – 8
·        Towner County - 2
·        Traill County - 8
·        Ward County – 17
·        Wells County - 2
·        Williams County – 8

1,230,219 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus.

270 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

Since yesterday 575 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 82,935. This leaves 3,784 active confirmed cases.