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ND COVID-19: 5 new deaths, 174 new cases

Aug 11, 2020

Five more individuals have passed away with COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide death toll to 118.

The patients were a man in his 80s from Stark County, a woman in her 60s from Burleigh County, a man in his 70s from Stark County, a woman in her 50s from Burleigh County, and a woman in her 70s from McKenzie County. Each person had underlying health conditions.

Additionally, 174 new individuals from 26 counties have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide positive total to 7,885. These results are from a pool of 5,774 tests for a daily positive rate of 3 percent.

2,019 of those tested were individuals who underwent serial testing. 53 of today’s new positives are from those serial tests.

Burleigh County had 43 new cases of COVID-19. There were 28 new cases found in Stark County, 19 in Morton County, 18 in Grand Forks County and 13 in Cass County.  Nine new cases were found in Rolette County. Benson, McLean and Ramsey Counties each had five new cases. Four new cases were found in Williams County. Sioux and Ward Counties each had three new cases. Bowman, Traill and Walsh Counties each had two new cases. Bottineau, Dunn, Foster, Griggs, McKenzie, Mountrail, Richland, Slope and Stutsman Counties each had one new case apiece.

368,487 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 171,858 unique individuals have been tested.

55 people are currently hospitalized. There have been 430 total hospitalizations.

There have been 6,668 recoveries. This leaves 1,099 active confirmed cases.