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ND COVID-19: two more deaths, 89 new cases

Jul 29, 2020

Two more North Dakotans have passed away with COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 102.

The patients were a woman in her 80s with underlying health conditions from Cass County, and a man in his 80s with no underlying health conditions from Burleigh County.

Additionally, 89 new individuals from 21 counties have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide positive total to 6,227. These results were from a pool of 3,458 tests for a daily positive rate of 2.6 percent.

Burleigh County again reports the most daily new cases, with 27. Cass County had ten new cases, Morton County had nine, and Ward County had six. There were five new cases each in McKenzie and Mountrail Counties. Ramsey, Traill and Williams Counties each had three new cases. Grand Forks, Griggs, McHenry, Nelson, Sioux, and Stutsman Counties each had two new cases, and Dickey, Foster, Logan, McLean, Rolette and Stark Counties each had one new case apiece.

300,971 tests have been administered for COVID-19 in North Dakota. 151,083 unique individuals have been tested.

There are currently 39 people hospitalized with COVID-19. There have been 351 total hospitalizations.

So far, 5,087 people have recovered. This leaves 1,038 active confirmed cases.