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Eighth North Dakotan dies from COVID-19; 15 new cases confirmed

Apr 12, 2020

An eighth North Dakotan has passed away from complications due to the novel coronavirus. The patient was a man in his 50s with underlying health conditions. He was from Ward County.

 

The North Dakota Department of Health has confirmed fifteen new cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 308.

 

270 individuals were tested yesterday. 

 

The new positive cases include:

 

·       Woman in her 50s from Burleigh County, close contact

·       Woman in her 30s from Cass County, under investigation

·       Woman in her 80s from Cass County, close contact

·       Man in his 30s from Cass County, community spread

·       Woman in her 40s from Cass County, close contact

·       Woman in her 40s from Cass County, close contact

·       Woman in her 20s from Cass County, community spread

·       Female age 10-19 from Cass County, close contact

·       Woman in her 50s from Cass County, community spread

·       Woman in her 30s from Cass County, close contact

·       Woman in her 30s from Cass County, close contact

·       Man in his 30s from Cass County, close contact

·       Woman in her 80s from Cass County, close contact

·       Woman in her 60s from Stark County, under investigation

·       Woman in her 30s from Stark County, under investigation

 

To date, 10,350 people have been tested for the novel coronavirus in North Dakota.

 

There have been 39 total hospitalizations, 12 of whom are still hospitalized. There have been 121 recoveries.