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ND Health Dept: 133 new COVID-19 cases, four more deaths

Dec 26, 2020

The state health department has confirmed four more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,264.

 

The patients were: 

 

  • Woman in her 90s from Burleigh County.
  • Man in his 40s from Grand Forks County.
  • Man in his 40s from Williams County.
  • Woman in her 80s from Williams County.

 

Deaths are reported to the state health department by facilities or by official death record, and can take up to ten days to be confirmed. 

 

133 new individuals from 30 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 91,356.

 

These results were from a pool of 3,219 tests for a daily positive rate of 4.54 percent.

 

130 of those tests were PCR tests, and 3 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are: 

 

·        Barnes County – 3

·        Benson County – 2

·        Bottineau County – 1

·        Bowman County - 2

·        Burleigh County - 13

·        Cass County – 27

·        Dickey County – 1

·        Emmons County - 1

·        Grand Forks County – 8

·        Hettinger County – 1

·        Logan County – 2

·        McIntosh County - 1

·        McKenzie County – 1

·        McLean County - 1

·        Mercer County - 3

·        Morton County – 7

·        Mountrail County – 1

·        Oliver County - 2

·        Ramsey County – 7

·        Richland County - 4

·        Rolette County – 11

·        Stark County – 6

·        Steele County - 2

·        Stutsman County – 3

·        Towner County – 1

·        Traill County - 1

·        Walsh County - 1

·        Ward County – 7

·        Wells County - 2

·        Williams County - 11

 

1,295,611 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus.

 

111 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

 

Since yesterday 73 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 87,762. This leaves 2,329 active confirmed cases.