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46 new COVID-19 positives; state total rises to 439

Apr 17, 2020

The state health department is reporting 46 new cases of COVID-19 in North Dakota, with the overall statewide total of positive cases rising to 439.

This sharp increase is a new daily high for positive cases of the novel coronavirus in the state. Three cases were from Burleigh County, 29 were from Cass County, two were from Dunn County, nine were from Grand Forks County, and one each were from Richland, Stark and Williams Counties.

The cases include:

·       Woman in her 60s from Burleigh County, community spread

·       Female age 0-9 from Burleigh County, household contact

·       Man in his 40s from Burleigh County, community spread

·       Man in his 50s from Cass County, household contact

·       Man in his 40s from Cass County, close contact

·       Woman in her 30s from Cass County, under investigation

·       Woman in her 20s from Cass County, close contact

·       Man in his 80s from Cass County, community spread

·       Woman in her 20s from Cass County, community spread

·       Man in his 80s from Cass County, close contact

·       Woman in her 80s from Cass County, close contact

·       Woman in her 70s from Cass County, close contact

·       Woman in her 80s from Cass County, close contact

·       Woman in her 80s from Cass County, close contact

·       Woman in her 80s from Cass County, close contact

·       Woman in her 60s from Cass County, close contact

·       Man in his 30s from Cass County, community spread

·       Woman in her 90s from Cass County, close contact

·       Woman in her 90s from Cass County, close contact

·       Man in his 90s from Cass County, close contact

·       Woman in her 30s from Cass County, community spread

·       Man in his 50s from Cass County, household contact

·       Man in his 40s from Cass County, community spread

·       Man in his 40s from Cass County, community spread

·       Man in his 50s from Cass County, under investigation

·       Woman in her 30s from Cass County, close contact

·       Man in his 40s from Cass County, close contact

·       Woman in her 30s from Cass County, close contact

·       Man in his 70s from Cass County, community spread

·       Woman in her 20s from Cass County, household contact

·       Man in his 30s from Cass County, close contact

·       Man in his 30s from Cass County, under investigation

·       Woman in her 30s from Dunn County, household contact

·       Man in his 30s from Dunn County, community spread

·       Man in his 50s from Grand Forks County, under investigation

·       Male age 10-19 from Grand Forks County, under investigation 

·       Man in his 60s from Grand Forks County, under investigation

·       Woman in her 50s from Grand Forks County, under investigation

·       Woman in her 70s from Grand Forks County, under investigation

·       Man in his 40s from Grand Forks County, under investigation

·       Man in his 40s from Grand Forks County, community spread

·       Man in his 40s from Grand Forks County, under investigation

·       Man in his 20s from Grand Forks County, under investigation 

·       Woman in her 20s from Richland County, close contact

·       Man in his 30s from Stark County, community spread

·       Man in his 30s from Williams County, close contact

638 individuals were tested yesterday, bringing the statewide testing total to 12,342.

There have been 47 total hospitalizations, with 16 people still hospitalized.

There have been 172 recoveries and nine deaths, bringing the total number of confirmed active cases in North Dakota to 258.