314 new COVID-19 cases; just over 25% of ND's population tested | Prairie Public Broadcasting

314 new COVID-19 cases; just over 25% of ND's population tested

Aug 28, 2020

314 new individuals from 33 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 11,110. These results are from a pool of 7,885 tests for a daily positive rate of 3.98 percent.

62 new cases were found in Burleigh County, 50 in Cass County, 48 in Stark County and 44 in Grand Forks County. There were 22 new cases found in Mercer County, 13 in Benson County, eleven in Williams County and ten in Stutsman County. Barnes and Ward Counties each had six new cases. Five new cases were found in Sioux County. Hettinger and Pembina Counties both had four new cases. Three new cases were found in Richland County. Dunn, Golden Valley, McKenzie, McLean, Mountrail, Ransom and Sargent Counties each had two new cases. Adams, Bowman, Cavalier, Foster, Kidder, LaMoure, Logan, McHenry, Mercer, Rolette, Slope and Traill Counties each had one new case apiece.

To date 475,750 tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 197,996 unique individuals have been tested – amounting to over 25 percent of North Dakota’s total population.

There have been 8,808 recoveries and 139 deaths. This leaves 2,163 active confirmed cases – another all-time single-day high.