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ND COVID-19: nine more dead, 365 new cases

Dec 7, 2020

The state health department has confirmed nine more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,022.

The patients were:

* Man in his 80s from Cass County.
* Man in his 40s from Foster County.
* Man in his 60s from McKenzie County.
* Man in his 90s from Morton County.
* Man in his 80s from Pierce County.
* Man in his 90s from Pierce County.
* Man in his 70s from Richland County.
* Man in his 70s from Rolette County.
* Man in his 70s from Stutsman County.

365 new individuals from 38 counties have also tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 83,342.

These results were from a pool of 4,824 tests for a daily positive rate of 8.17 percent.

The cases broken down by county are:

·        Adams County - 3
·        Barnes County – 9
·        Benson County - 15
·        Bottineau County – 2
·        Burke County - 1
·        Burleigh County - 36
·        Cass County – 110
·        Cavalier County - 1
·        Dickey County – 1
·        Divide County – 1
·        Dunn County - 1
·        Foster County - 2
·        Grand Forks County – 38
·        Griggs County - 3
·        Kidder County - 2
·        McHenry County – 2
·        McKenzie County - 2
·        McLean County – 3
·        Mercer County - 1
·        Morton County – 11
·        Mountrail County – 4
·        Nelson County - 3
·        Pembina County – 3
·        Pierce County - 2
·        Ramsey County – 23
·        Ransom County – 3
·        Richland County - 8
·        Rolette County – 21
·        Sargent County – 1
·        Sioux County - 1
·        Stark County – 2
·        Stutsman County – 8
·        Towner County - 1
·        Traill County - 4
·        Walsh County - 3
·        Ward County – 18
·        Wells County - 1
·        Williams County – 15

1,196,950 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 358,279 unique individuals have been tested.

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 304 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19. There have been 2,896 hospitalizations total. The dashboard lists 14.29 percent of staffed hospital beds available statewide.

Since yesterday 462 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 77,562. This leaves 4,758 active confirmed cases.