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716 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths

Oct 18, 2020

The state health department has confirmed five more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 404.

 

The patients were:

 

  • Man in his 60s from Burleigh County with underlying health conditions.
  • Man in his 70s from Dickey County with underlying health conditions.
  • Man in his 50s from McKenzie County with underlying health conditions.
  • Woman in her 80s from Sioux County with underlying health conditions.
  • Man in his 80s from Williams County with underlying health conditions.

 

Additionally, 716 new individuals from 46 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 31,978.

 

These results were from a pool of 7,316 tests for a daily positive rate of 10.37 percent.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

  • Adams County - 3
  • Barnes County - 7
  • Benson County – 6
  • Bottineau County – 9
  • Bowman County – 4
  • Burleigh County - 114
  • Cass County – 131
  • Cavalier County – 1
  • Dickey County – 6
  • Dunn County - 2
  • Eddy County – 1
  • Emmons County - 2
  • Foster County – 6
  • Golden Valley County - 1
  • Grand Forks County – 113
  • Grant County – 1
  • Griggs County - 1
  • Hettinger County - 1
  • Kidder County – 2
  • LaMoure County – 4
  • Logan County – 3
  • McHenry County – 5
  • McIntosh County - 1
  • McKenzie County – 11
  • McLean County - 8
  • Mercer County - 9
  • Morton County – 36
  • Mountrail County – 15
  • Nelson County - 5
  • Oliver County – 3
  • Pembina County - 7
  • Pierce County - 6
  • Ramsey County – 17
  • Ransom County – 5
  • Richland County – 17
  • Rolette County - 2
  • Sargent County – 7
  • Sheridan County - 6
  • Stark County – 13
  • Stutsman County – 12
  • Towner County - 3
  • Traill County - 4
  • Walsh County - 16
  • Ward County – 79
  • Wells County - 3
  • Williams County - 8

 

762,083 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 270,555 unique individuals have been tested. 

 

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 147 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 210 individuals are hospitalized with the virus. There have been 1,253 hospitalizations total.

 

There have been 25,922 recoveries. This leaves 5,652 active confirmed cases.