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ND Health Department confirms 527 more coronavirus cases, five deaths

Oct 26, 2020

The state health department has confirmed five additional deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 461.

 

The patients were:

 

  • Man in his 70s from Burleigh County.
  • Man in his 70s from Cass County.
  • Man in his 80s from Ramsey County.
  • Man in his 30s from Sioux County.
  • Woman in her 80s from Williams County.

 

527 new individuals from 43 counties have also tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 38,241.

 

These results were from a pool of 6,660 tests for a daily positive rate of 8.28 percent.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

  • Adams County - 2
  • Barnes County - 3
  • Benson County – 1
  • Bottineau County – 5
  • Bowman County – 2
  • Burke County - 1
  • Burleigh County - 89
  • Cass County – 136
  • Dickey County – 18
  • Divide County - 1
  • Eddy County – 1
  • Emmons County - 1
  • Foster County – 1
  • Grand Forks County – 53
  • Grant County - 1
  • Hettinger County – 1
  • Kidder County - 2
  • LaMoure County - 3
  • Logan County – 1
  • McHenry County – 5
  • McIntosh County - 1
  • McKenzie County – 9
  • McLean County - 4
  • Mercer County - 6
  • Morton County – 24
  • Mountrail County – 5
  • Pembina County - 1
  • Pierce County - 2
  • Ramsey County – 14
  • Ransom County – 7
  • Renville County - 2
  • Richland County – 3
  • Rolette County – 8
  • Sargent County – 1
  • Sheridan County - 3
  • Stark County – 9
  • Steele County - 1
  • Stutsman County – 15
  • Traill County - 8
  • Walsh County - 5
  • Ward County – 61
  • Wells County - 1
  • Williams County – 10

 

822,605 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 284,478 unique individuals have been tested. 

 

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 173 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 256 individuals are hospitalized with the virus. There have been 1,437 hospitalizations total.

 

Since yesterday 431 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 31,334. This leaves 6,446 active confirmed cases.