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303 new COVID-19 cases, ten more deaths confirmed

Dec 31, 2020

The state health department has confirmed ten more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,292.

 

The patients were: 

 

  • Man in his 80s from Burleigh County.
  • Woman in her 90s from Cass County.
  • Woman in her 60s from Cass County.
  • Man in his 50s from Grand Forks County.
  • Man in his 90s from Hettinger County.
  • Man in his 80s from McKenzie County. 
  • Man in his 90s from Morton County.
  • Man in his 80s from Ramsey County.
  • Man in his 60s from Stark County.
  • Woman in her 70s from Williams 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. 

 

303 new individuals from 36 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 92,495.

 

These results were from a pool of 9,023 tests for a daily positive rate of 3.86 percent.

 

229 of those positives were PCR tests, and 74 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are: 

 

·         Barnes County – 9

·         Benson County – 2

·         Bottineau County – 2

·         Bowman County - 2

·         Burleigh County - 27

·         Cass County – 81

·         Cavalier County - 1

·         Dickey County – 3

·         Emmons County – 1

·         Golden Valley County - 5

·         Grand Forks County – 17

·         LaMoure County – 4

·         Logan County – 2

·         McHenry County - 1

·         McKenzie County - 4

·         McLean County – 1

·         Mercer County - 1

·         Morton County – 9

·         Mountrail County – 4

·         Nelson County – 1

·         Pembina County - 1

·         Pierce County - 2

·         Ramsey County – 8

·         Ransom County – 4

·         Richland County - 11

·         Rolette County – 7

·         Sargent County – 2

·         Sheridan County - 1

·         Slope County - 1

·         Stark County – 16

·         Steele County - 1

·         Stutsman County – 14

·         Traill County – 1

·         Walsh County - 15

·         Ward County – 31

·         Williams County - 11

 

1,352,502 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 376,910 unique individuals have been tested.

 

94 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

 

Since yesterday 187 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 89,314. This leaves 1,889 active confirmed cases.