ND COVID-19: 2 new deaths, 160 new cases detected | Prairie Public Broadcasting

ND COVID-19: 2 new deaths, 160 new cases detected

Jul 22, 2020

Two more individuals have passed away with COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the statewide death toll to 96.

The patients were a man in his 70s from Burleigh County and a woman in her 90s from Cass County. They both had underlying health conditions.

Additionally, 160 new individuals from 26 counties have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, bringing the new statewide positive total to 5,367. These results were from a pool of 4,259 tests for a daily positive rate of 3.8 percent.

Cass County had 42 new cases, and Burleigh County had 39. Morton County had 12 new cases, Williams County had 11, and Stutsman County had eight. There were six new cases in Grand Forks County, five in both Benson and Ward Counties, and four new cases in both Mountrail and Richland Counties.  There were three new cases in Burke County. Bowman, McKenzie, McLean, Stark and Walsh Counties each had two new cases. Barnes, Cavalier, Eddy, Emmons, Kidder, Mercer, Oliver, Ransom, Sargent, Sioux, and Wells Counties each had one new case apiece.

A total of 270,943 tests have been administered for COVID-19 in North Dakota. 139,266 unique individuals have been tested.

52 people are currently hospitalized. There have been 317 total hospitalizations.

There have been 4,407 recoveries. This leaves 864 active confirmed cases.