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Eight more dead with COVID-19; 233 new cases

Jan 15, 2021

The state health department has confirmed eight more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,373.

 

The patients were:

 

·         Woman in her 80s from Golden Valley County.  

·         Woman in her 70s from Grand Forks County.  

·         Woman in her 70s from McHenry County.  

·         Man in his 60s from Ramsey County.  

·         Man in his 70s from Ransom County.  

·         Woman in her 70s from Stutsman County.  

·         Man in his 60s from Ward County.  

·         Man in his 90s 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. 

 

233 new individuals from 33 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 95,599.

 

These results were from a pool of 7,258 tests for a daily positive rate of 3.82 percent.

 

185 of those positives were PCR tests, and 48 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are: 

 

·                     Adams County – 3 

·                     Barnes County – 2 

·                     Benson County – 5 

·                     Billings County – 2 

·                     Bottineau County – 2  

·                     Burleigh County - 22 

·                     Cass County – 47 

·                     Cavalier County – 2  

·                     Dickey County – 2 

·                     Emmons County – 1  

·                     Foster County – 2  

·                     Golden Valley County – 2  

·                     Grand Forks County – 19 

·                     McHenry County – 1  

·                     McKenzie County – 2 

·                     McLean County – 1 

·                     Morton County – 10 

·                     Mountrail County – 3  

·                     Ramsey County – 13 

·                     Ransom County – 1  

·                     Renville County – 2  

·                     Richland County – 5 

·                     Rolette County – 10 

·                     Sargent County – 1  

·                     Sioux County – 2  

·                     Stark County – 10 

·                     Stutsman County – 4 

·                     Towner County – 2  

·                     Traill County – 3 

·                     Walsh County – 9  

·                     Ward County – 22 

·                     Wells County – 1  

·                     Williams County – 20  

 

1,442,795 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 386,819 unique individuals have been tested.

 

88 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

 

Since yesterday 225 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 92,551. This leaves 1,675 active confirmed cases.