Five North Dakotans pass away; 269 more test positive for COVID-19 | Prairie Public Broadcasting

Five North Dakotans pass away; 269 more test positive for COVID-19

Sep 16, 2020

North Dakota’s COVID-19 death toll is now 177, with five more individuals passing away with the disease.

 

The patients were a woman in her 70s and a man in his 80s from Burleigh County, a woman in her 80s and a man in his 80s from Eddy County, and a man in his 60s from McLean County. They each had underlying health conditions.

 

Additionally, 269 new individuals from 35 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 16,333.

 

These results were from a pool of 5,209 tests for a daily positive rate of 5.35 percent.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

  • Adams County – 1
  • Barnes County - 1
  • Benson County – 3
  • Bottineau County – 3
  • Burleigh County - 17
  • Cass County – 80
  • Cavalier County – 6
  • Dickey County – 1
  • Dunn County - 6
  • Emmons County – 8
  • Grand Forks County – 4
  • Hettinger County - 4
  • LaMoure County – 2
  • Logan County – 4
  • McIntosh County - 1
  • McKenzie County - 6
  • McLean County - 1
  • Mercer County - 8
  • Morton County – 6
  • Mountrail County – 3
  • Oliver County – 1
  • Pembina County – 1
  • Pierce County – 1
  • Ransom County - 2
  • Renville County - 2
  • Richland County – 4
  • Rolette County – 4
  • Sargent County - 4
  • Sioux County - 3
  • Stark County – 9
  • Stutsman County – 2
  • Traill County – 5
  • Walsh County - 4
  • Ward County – 13
  • Williams County – 49

 

553,223 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 222,057 unique individuals have been tested.

 

62 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19. There have been 674 hospitalizations total.

 

There have been 13,628 recoveries. This leaves 2,528 active confirmed cases.