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Eight COVID-19 deaths, 169 new cases

Jan 23, 2021

The state health department has confirmed eight more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,411.

 

The patients were:

 

  • Man in his 70s from Cass County.
  • Man in his 90s from Cass County.
  • Woman in her 80s from Cass County.
  • Woman in her 60s from Mountrail County.
  • Woman in her 90s from Pierce County.
  • Woman in her 80s from Pierce County.
  • Woman in her 70s from Rolette County.
  • Man in his 70s rom Stutsman County. 

 

Deaths are reported to the state health department by facilities or by official death record, and can take up to ten days to be confirmed. 

 

169 new individuals from 28 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 96,720.

 

These results were from a pool of 7,064 tests for a daily positive rate of 2.94 percent.

 

131 of those positives were PCR tests, and 38 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

·        Adams County – 5

·        Barnes County - 1

·        Bottineau County - 2

·        Bowman County – 1

·        Burke County - 2

·        Burleigh County – 21

·        Cass County – 38

·        Dunn County - 1

  • Grand Forks County – 17
  • Hettinger County - 1

·        McKenzie County – 3

·        Morton County – 4

·        Mountrail County – 1

·        Nelson County – 1

·        Pembina County - 2

·        Ramsey County – 3

·        Ransom County – 1

·        Renville County - 4

·        Richland County – 1

·        Rolette County – 9

·        Sargent County - 1

·        Stark County – 1

·        Stutsman County – 3

·        Towner County - 3

·        Traill County – 2

·        Walsh County – 3

·        Ward County – 17

·        Williams County – 21

 

1,486,512 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 390,188 unique individuals have been tested. 

 

50 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

 

Since yesterday 162 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 94,148. This leaves 1,161 active confirmed cases.