Eight COVID-19 deaths; 248 new cases detected | Prairie Public Broadcasting

Eight COVID-19 deaths; 248 new cases detected

Jan 14, 2021

The state health department has confirmed eight more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,365.

 

The patients were: 

 

  • Woman in her 70s from Burleigh County.
  • Man in his 70s from Cass County.
  • Man in his 90s from Cass County.
  • Man in his 90s from Emmons County.
  • Man in his 70s from Pembina County.
  • Woman in her 70s from Sargent County.
  • Man in his 60s from Ward County.
  • Man in his 80s from Ward 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. 

 

248 new individuals from 28 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 95,378.

 

These results were from a pool of 9,471 tests for a daily positive rate of 3 percent.

 

179 of those positives were PCR tests, and 69 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are: 

 

·         Adams County – 4

·         Barnes County – 2

·         Bowman County – 6

·         Burke County - 3

·         Burleigh County - 35

·         Cass County – 54

·         Dickey County – 1

·         Eddy County – 1

·         Golden Valley County - 14

·         Grand Forks County – 19

·         McKenzie County – 2

·         McLean County - 3

·         Morton County – 12

·         Mountrail County - 1

·         Nelson County – 4

·         Pierce County - 2

·         Ramsey County – 6

·         Richland County – 9

·         Rolette County – 1

·         Sioux County - 2

·         Stark County – 20

·         Stutsman County – 5

·         Traill County – 3

·         Walsh County - 8

·         Ward County – 19

·         Williams County - 12

 

1,435,657 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 386,131 unique individuals have been tested.

 

78 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

 

Since yesterday 194 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 92,249. This leaves 1,764 active confirmed cases.