ND Health Dept: 238 new coronavirus cases; active cases inch further upward | Prairie Public Broadcasting

ND Health Dept: 238 new coronavirus cases; active cases inch further upward

Aug 26, 2020

238 new individuals from 34 North Dakota counties have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the new statewide positive total to 10,467. These results are from a pool of 4,446 tests for a daily positive rate of 5.35 percent.

Burleigh County is reporting the most new cases today – with 64 new positives. Cass County had 29 new cases, there were 23 new cases found in Ward County, 18 in Williams County and twelve in Morton County. Ten new cases were found in Stutsman County. Grand Forks and McLean Counties each had eight new cases. Stark County had seven new cases. McKenzie and Ramsey Counties each had six new cases. Rolette County had five new cases. Benson and Stark Counties each had four new cases. Barnes, Dunn, and Walsh Counties each had three new cases. Dickey, Eddy, Hettinger, Mercer, Mountrail, Oliver, Pierce, and Ransom Counties each had two new cases. Cavalier, Emmons, Kidder, McHenry, Pembina, Renville, Sargent, Traill and Wells Counties each had one new case apiece.

To date, 442,896 tests have been administered for COVID-19. 195,118 unique individuals have been tested.

53 people are currently hospitalized with the virus.

There have been 8,545 recoveries and 138 deaths. This leaves 1,784 active confirmed cases.