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ND COVID-19: two new deaths, 181 new cases

Aug 8, 2020

Two more individuals have passed away with COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the statewide death toll to 112.

The patients were a man in his 90s from Burleigh County and a man in his 60s from Richland County. They both had underlying health conditions.

Additionally, 181 new individuals from 24 counties have also tested positive for COVID-19 bringing the new statewide positive total to 7,508. These results were from a pool of 5,861 tests for a daily positive rate of 3.1 percent.

The health department isn’t updating results from serial testing until Monday.

Burleigh and Morton Counties each had the most new cases, with 34 in Burleigh and 24 in Morton. Cass County had 22 new cases. There were 16 new cases found in Sioux County, 12 in Ward County, eleven in Stark County and ten in Grand Forks County. Rolette County had nine new cases, and McLean County had eight new cases. Mountrail and Williams Counties each had six new cases. McIntosh, McKenzie, and Ramsey Counties each had three new cases. Benson, Griggs, Mercer and Traill Counties each had two new cases. Foster, Nelson, Ransom, Richland, Stutsman and Walsh Counties each had one new case apiece.

A total of 352,480 tests have been administered. 159,859 unique individuals have been tested.

There are currently 49 people hospitalized with COVID-19. There have been 414 hospitalizations total.

There have been 6,268 recoveries. This leaves 1,128 active confirmed cases.