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598 new COVID-19 cases; seven more deaths

Nov 30, 2020

The state health department has confirmed seven more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 927.

The patients were:

* Woman in her 90s from Foster County.
* Man in his 70s from Grand Forks County.
* Man in his 90s from Morton County. 
* Woman in her 80s from Pembina County.
* Woman in her 60s from Sioux County.
* Woman in her 90s from Ward County.
* Woman in her 90s from Ward County.

598 new individuals from 45 counties have also tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 79,252.

These results were from a pool of 7,777 tests for a daily positive rate of 8.43 percent.

The cases broken down by county are:

·        Adams County - 2
·        Barnes County - 5
·        Benson County – 10
·        Bottineau County – 11
·        Bowman County - 1
·        Burleigh County - 73
·        Cass County - 189
·        Cavalier County – 6
·        Dickey County – 1
·        Dunn County - 4
·        Eddy County - 2
·        Foster County – 3
·        Golden Valley County - 2
·        Grand Forks County – 28
·        Griggs County - 2
·        Hettinger County - 1
·        Kidder County - 4
·        LaMoure County – 1
·        Logan County - 1
·        McHenry County – 1
·        McIntosh County - 3
·        McKenzie County - 2
·        McLean County – 11
·        Mercer County - 6
·        Morton County - 36
·        Mountrail County – 1
·        Nelson County – 2
·        Oliver County - 1
·        Pembina County - 7
·        Pierce County - 2
·        Ramsey County – 36
·        Ransom County - 7
·        Renville County - 3
·        Richland County - 20
·        Rolette County – 12
·        Sargent County – 3
·        Sioux County - 2
·        Stark County – 30
·        Steele County - 2
·        Stutsman County – 15
·        Towner County - 1
·        Traill County - 7
·        Walsh County - 3
·        Ward County – 32
·        Williams County – 7

1,144,256 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 350,217 unique individuals have been tested.

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 331 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 333 individuals are hospitalized with the virus. There have been 2,708 hospitalizations total.

Since yesterday 743 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 71,848. This leaves 6,477 active confirmed cases.