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30 deaths, 586 new COVID-19 infections

Dec 8, 2020

The state health department has confirmed 30 more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,064.

The patients were:

* Woman in her 80s from Barnes County.
* Woman in her 80s from Burleigh County.
* Man in his 80s from Burleigh County.
* Man in his 70s from Burleigh County.
* Woman in her 80s from Burleigh County.
* Man in his 70s from Cass County.
* Man in his 80s from Cass County.
* Man in his 80s from Foster County.
* Man in his 80s from Grand Forks County.
* Woman in her 70s from Grand Forks County.
* Woman in her 60s from Mercer County.
* Woman in her 80s from Morton County.
* Woman in her 90s from Morton County.
* Woman in her 90s from Pierce County.
* Woman in her 90s from Pierce County.
* Woman in her 80s from Pierce County.
* Man in his 80s from Pierce County.
* Man in his 80s from Ramsey County.
* Man in his 90s from Renville County.
* Woman in her 90s from Richland County.
* Woman in her 90s from Rolette County.
* Woman in her 80s from Stutsman County.
* Woman in her 90s from Stutsman County.
* Woman in her 90s from Stutsman County.
* Woman in her 90s from Stutsman County.
* Man in his 90s from Ward County.
* Man in his 90s from Ward County.
* Woman in her 90s from Ward County.
* Man in his 60s from Ward County.
* Man in his 80s from Williams County.

586 new individuals from 40 counties have also tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 85,688.

These results were from a pool of 4,617 tests for a daily positive rate of 11.18 percent.

The cases broken down by county are:

·        Barnes County – 8
·        Benson County - 6
·        Bottineau County – 2
·        Bowman County - 1
·        Burke County - 2
·        Burleigh County - 99
·        Cass County – 165
·        Dickey County – 8
·        Dunn County – 1
·        Eddy County – 1
·        Emmons County – 1
·        Foster County – 2
·        Golden Valley County - 1
·        Grand Forks County – 23
·        Grant County - 1
·        Griggs County - 2
·        Kidder County – 2
·        LaMoure County - 2
·        McHenry County – 5
·        McKenzie County - 6
·        McLean County – 4
·        Morton County – 45
·        Mountrail County – 4
·        Pembina County – 2
·        Pierce County - 3
·        Ramsey County – 21
·        Ransom County – 7
·        Renville County - 2
·        Richland County - 17
·        Rolette County – 12
·        Sargent County – 10
·        Sheridan County - 1
·        Stark County – 11
·        Stutsman County – 30
·        Towner County - 1
·        Traill County - 4
·        Walsh County - 5
·        Ward County – 52
·        Wells County - 2
·        Williams County – 15

1,193,850 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 358,279 unique individuals have been tested.

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 337 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

Since yesterday 2,287 individuals have been confirmed as recovered.