88 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in North Dakota | Prairie Public Broadcasting

88 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in North Dakota

May 16, 2020

A total of 88 new individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the statewide overall positive count to 1,848.

Cass County alone had 75 new cases. Grand Forks County had 8 new cases, Burleigh County had three new cases, and Mountail County had two new cases. 

A total of 2,861 tests were completed yesterday, with 1,772 of them being unique. 5 percent of them tested positve. 63,353 tests have been completed in all, with 53,487 of them being unique.

33 people are hospitalized with complications from the novel coronavirus. 130 people have been hospitalized since the pandemic began.

There have been 1,111 recoveries and 42 deaths, leaving 697 active confirmed cases.