ND COVID-19: 2 deaths, 235 new cases; positive rate over 12 percent | Prairie Public Broadcasting

ND COVID-19: 2 deaths, 235 new cases; positive rate over 12 percent

Sep 15, 2020

North Dakota’s COVID-19 death toll is now 172, with two more individuals passing away with the disease.

 

The patients were both men in their 80s with underlying health conditions. One was from Burleigh County, and the other was from Morton County. 

 

Additionally, 235 new individuals from 35 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 16,064.

 

These results were from a pool of 2,038 tests for a daily positive rate of 12.18 percent. This is the highest daily positive rate since the pandemic began.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

  • Benson County – 1
  • Bottineau County – 1
  • Bowman County – 1
  • Burke County - 1
  • Burleigh County - 79
  • Cass County – 27
  • Cavalier County – 2
  • Dickey County - 1
  • Eddy County - 1
  • Emmons County – 3
  • Foster County - 1
  • Grand Forks County – 10
  • Grant County – 2
  • LaMoure County – 1
  • Logan County – 1
  • McKenzie County - 2
  • McLean County - 3
  • Mercer County - 5
  • Morton County – 30
  • Mountrail County – 1
  • Nelson County – 1
  • Oliver County – 2
  • Pembina County - 1
  • Ramsey County – 1
  • Renville County - 2
  • Richland County – 1
  • Rolette County – 1
  • Sargent County - 4
  • Sioux County - 2
  • Stark County – 6
  • Stutsman County – 1
  • Traill County – 1
  • Walsh County - 1
  • Ward County – 13
  • Wells County - 2
  • Williams County – 23

 

547,945 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 220,645 unique individuals have been tested.

 

62 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19. There have been 657 hospitalizations total.

 

There have been 13,328 recoveries. This leaves 2,564 active confirmed cases.