ND COVID-19: 18 deaths, 877 new cases; active cases surpass 5,000 | Prairie Public Broadcasting

ND COVID-19: 18 deaths, 877 new cases; active cases surpass 5,000

Oct 16, 2020

The state health department has confirmed eighteen more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 388.

 

The patients were:

 

  • Woman in her 80s from Bottineau County with underlying health conditions.
  • Woman in her 90s from Bottineau County with underlying health conditions.
  • Man in his 80s from Burleigh County with underlying health conditions.
  • Woman in her 90s from Burleigh County with underlying health conditions.
  • Woman in her 70s from Burleigh County with underlying health conditions.
  • Man in his 60s from Burleigh County with underlying health conditions.
  • Man in his 70s from Cass County with underlying health conditions.
  • Man in his 80s from Grand Forks County with underlying health conditions.
  • Man in his 90s from McHenry County with underlying health conditions.
  • Man in his 90s from McHenry County with underlying health conditions.
  • Woman in her 90s from McLean County with underlying health conditions.
  • Man in his 90s from Morton County with underlying health conditions.
  • Man in his 90s from Stark County with underlying health conditions.
  • Woman in her 70s from Stark County with underlying health conditions.
  • Woman in her 80s from Stark County with underlying health conditions.
  • Woman in her 60s from Towner County with underlying health conditions.
  • Woman in her 90s from Ward County with underlying health conditions.
  •  Woman in her 80s from Williams County with underlying health conditions.

 

Additionally, 877 new individuals from 44 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 30,517.

 

These results were from a pool of 9,226 tests for a daily positive rate of 10.01 percent.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

  • Barnes County - 4
  • Benson County – 15
  • Billings County - 1
  • Bottineau County – 3
  • Bowman County – 2
  • Burleigh County - 108
  • Cass County – 223
  • Divide County - 3
  • Dunn County – 3
  • Eddy County – 3
  • Foster County – 3
  • Grand Forks County – 113
  • Grant County – 1
  • Griggs County - 1
  • Hettinger County – 2
  • Kidder County – 1
  • LaMoure County – 2
  • Logan County – 1
  • McHenry County - 8
  • McKenzie County – 12
  • McLean County - 13
  • Mercer County - 16
  • Morton County – 29
  • Mountrail County – 13
  • Nelson County - 2
  • Oliver County – 4
  • Pembina County - 6
  • Pierce County - 1
  • Ramsey County – 22
  • Ransom County – 5
  • Richland County – 12
  • Rolette County - 6
  • Sargent County – 2
  • Sheridan County - 3
  • Sioux County – 7
  • Slope County - 1
  • Stark County – 26
  • Stutsman County – 21
  • Towner County - 3
  • Traill County - 12
  • Walsh County - 10
  • Ward County – 116
  • Wells County - 3
  • Williams County – 35

 

747,239 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 266,863 unique individuals have been tested. 

 

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 148 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 217 individuals are hospitalized with the virus. There have been 1,221 hospitalizations total.

 

There have been 24,882 recoveries. This leaves 5,247 active confirmed cases.