Two more individuals have passed away with COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the state’s pandemic death toll to 59.
The patients were both from Cass County. One was a woman in her 90s, and the other was a man in his 70s. They had underlying health conditions.
The state health department is reporting 40 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the state, bringing the statewide positive total to 2,520.
30 of the new cases were from Cass County. There were three new cases in Grand Forks County, and four in Stutsman County. Burleigh, Richland and Rolette counties each had one new case.
The positive results were from a pool of 2,894 tests for a positive rate of 1.4 percent.
To date, there have been 89,599 tests done for COVID-19 in North Dakota. 69,453 of those tests were on unique individuals.
There are currently 36 people hospitalized, while 164 people have been hospitalized in all.
There have been 1,882 recoveries. This leaves 579 total active confirmed cases.