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797 new COVID-19 cases, five more deaths in ND

Nov 27, 2020

The state health department has confirmed five more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 902.

The patients were:

* Man in his 50s from Cass County.
* Woman in her 80s from Foster County.
* Woman in her 80s from Foster County.
* Woman in her 80s from Stutsman County.
* Woman in her 90s from Walsh County.  

797 new individuals from 46 counties have also tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 77,232.

These results were from a pool of 7,951 tests for a daily positive rate of 10.9 percent.

The cases broken down by county are:

·        Adams County - 3
·        Barnes County - 18
·        Benson County – 4
·        Bottineau County – 11
·        Burleigh County - 81
·        Cass County - 122
·        Cavalier County – 7
·        Dickey County – 6
·        Dunn County – 2
·        Eddy County - 1
·        Emmons County - 4
·        Foster County – 2
·        Golden Valley County - 2
·        Grand Forks County – 123
·        Grant County – 2
·        Griggs County - 5
·        Hettinger County - 3
·        Kidder County - 2
·        LaMoure County – 4
·        McHenry County – 5
·        McIntosh County - 1
·        McKenzie County - 5
·        McLean County – 13
·        Mercer County - 4
·        Morton County - 25
·        Mountrail County – 2
·        Nelson County – 5
·        Pembina County - 8
·        Pierce County - 14
·        Ramsey County – 25
·        Ransom County – 4
·        Renville County - 2
·        Richland County - 26
·        Rolette County – 35
·        Sargent County – 15
·        Sheridan County - 2
·        Sioux County - 5
·        Stark County – 27
·        Steele County - 3
·        Stutsman County – 22
·        Towner County - 1
·        Traill County - 9
·        Walsh County - 10
·        Ward County – 94
·        Wells County - 1
·        Williams County – 32

1,119,225 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 346,071 unique individuals have been tested.

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 309 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 347 individuals are hospitalized with the virus. There have been 2,620 hospitalizations total.

Since yesterday 779 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 68,105. This leaves 8,225 active confirmed cases.