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ND COVID-19: ten deaths, 1,386 new cases

Nov 19, 2020

The state health department has confirmed ten more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 795.

The patients were:

* Man in his 60s from Bottineau County.
* Woman in her 70s from Burleigh County.
* Man in his 70s from Burleigh County.
* Man in his 70s from McIntosh County.
* Man in his 80s from Mountrail County.
* Woman in her 80s from Pembina County.
* Woman in her 70s from Sioux County.
* Woman in her 70s from Stutsman County. 
* Woman in her 80s from Ward County.
* Woman in her 80s from Ward County.

1,386 new individuals from 50 counties have also tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 68,612.

These results were from a pool of 10,325 tests for a daily positive rate of 14.59 percent.

The cases broken down by county are:

·        Adams County - 3
·        Barnes County - 70
·        Benson County – 9
·        Bottineau County – 9
·        Bowman County - 3
·        Burleigh County - 140
·        Cass County - 302
·        Cavalier County – 12
·        Dickey County - 15
·        Divide County - 1
·        Dunn County – 6
·        Eddy County – 10
·        Emmons County - 2
·        Foster County – 41
·        Golden Valley County - 4
·        Grand Forks County – 181
·        Grant County - 3
·        Griggs County – 8
·        Hettinger County - 3
·        Kidder County - 3
·        LaMoure County – 5
·        Logan County - 2
·        McHenry County – 8
·        McKenzie County - 3
·        McLean County - 8
·        Mercer County - 15
·        Morton County - 60
·        Mountrail County – 34
·        Nelson County – 2
·        Oliver County - 1
·        Pembina County - 10
·        Pierce County - 9
·        Ramsey County – 11
·        Ransom County - 16
·        Renville County - 2
·        Richland County - 37
·        Rolette County – 46
·        Sargent County – 8
·        Sheridan County - 2
·        Sioux County – 3
·        Slope County - 1
·        Stark County – 80
·        Steele County - 8
·        Stutsman County - 35
·        Towner County - 7
·        Traill County - 9
·        Walsh County - 25
·        Ward County – 74
·        Wells County - 3
·        Williams County – 37

1,043,959 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 331,169 unique individuals have been tested.

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 276 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 387 individuals are hospitalized with the virus. There have been 2,338 hospitalizations total.

Since yesterday 803 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 57,686. This leaves 10,131 active confirmed cases.