Five more North Dakotans pass away; 394 cases of coronavirus | Prairie Public Broadcasting

Five more North Dakotans pass away; 394 cases of coronavirus

Sep 17, 2020

North Dakota’s COVID-19 death toll is now 182, with five more individuals passing away with the disease.

 

The patients were a woman in her 90s from Ward County, and a man in his 80s, a woman in her 80s, a man in his 70s and a woman in her 90s all from Burleigh County. They each had underlying health conditions. 

 

Additionally, 394 new individuals from 38 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 16,723.

 

These results were from a pool of 6,764 tests for a daily positive rate of 6.11 percent.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

  • Adams County – 2
  • Barnes County - 9
  • Benson County – 8
  • Billings County - 1
  • Bottineau County – 1
  • Bowman County – 1
  • Burke County - 1
  • Burleigh County - 74
  • Cass County – 51
  • Cavalier County – 1
  • Dickey County – 1
  • Dunn County - 1
  • Emmons County – 18
  • Grand Forks County – 18
  • Griggs County - 2
  • Hettinger County – 1
  • Kidder County – 1
  • McHenry County - 1
  • McIntosh County - 2
  • McKenzie County - 2
  • McLean County - 4
  • Mercer County - 4
  • Morton County – 32
  • Mountrail County – 6
  • Pembina County – 2
  • Ramsey County - 4
  • Ransom County - 5
  • Renville County - 4
  • Richland County – 10
  • Rolette County – 3
  • Sargent County - 4
  • Sioux County - 1
  • Stark County – 64
  • Steele County - 1
  • Stutsman County – 2
  • Traill County – 2
  • Ward County – 33
  • Williams County – 17

 

559,923 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 223,170 unique individuals have been tested.

 

69 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19. There have been 691 hospitalizations total.

 

There have been 13,828 recoveries. This leaves 2,713 active confirmed cases.