5th death due to COVID-19; 18 new cases | Prairie Public Broadcasting

5th death due to COVID-19; 18 new cases

Apr 9, 2020

A fifth person has passed away from the novel coronavirus in North Dakota, bringing the statewide death toll to 5. The state health department says the patient was a man in his 60s from Stark County who acquired the virus from community spread. He had underlying health conditions.

18 additional new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the state, bringing the statewide total to 269.

The state health department says with 101 recoveries, that leaves 168 active cases. The new cases include:

  • Woman in her 20s from Burleigh County, community spread
  • Woman in her 60s from Burleigh County, possible travel
  • Woman in her 40s from Burleigh County, under investigation
  • Woman in her 60s from Burleigh County, under investigation
  • Man in his 40s from Cass County, community spread
  • Woman in her 20s from Cass County, close contact
  • Woman in her 80s from Cass County, close contact
  • Man in his 30s from Cass County, community spread
  • Woman in her 30s from Cass County, close contact
  • Man in his 40s from Cass County, under investigation
  • Man in his 50s from McKenzie County, community spread
  • Woman in her 30s from Morton County, under investigation
  • Woman in her 60s from Richland County, close contact
  • Man in his 60s from Stark County, travel
  • Man in his 30s from Ward County, close contact
  • Woman in her 30s from Ward County, under investigation
  • Male age 0-9 from Ward County, community spread
  • Man in his 20s from Williams County, under investigation

To date there have been 8,990 tests for COVID-19 performed in the state. 383 were tested yesterday.

A total of 14 patients are currently hospitalized; there have been 34 hospitalizations in total.