ND Health Dept confirms 168 new cases of novel coronavirus | Prairie Public Broadcasting

ND Health Dept confirms 168 new cases of novel coronavirus

Jul 31, 2020

168 new individuals from 29 North Dakota counties have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the new statewide positive total to 6,469.

These results were from a pool of 5,292 tests for a daily positive rate of 3.2 percent.

Burleigh County again had the most reported new cases – with 38 new positives. Cass County had 25 new cases, Stark County had 16, Benson County had 12, and Grand Forks County had ten new cases. There were nine new cases in Ward County, eight in Morton, and seven in Rolette. McLean County had five new cases. Griggs, Richland, and Williams Counties each had four new cases. Mercer and Pierce Counties each had three new cases. Burke, McIntosh, Nelson, Ramsey and Walsh Counties each had two new cases. Billings, Cavalier, Dickey, Dunn, Kidder, Logan, Sioux, Stutsman, Towner, and Wells Counties all had one new case apiece.

A total of 310,232 tests have been administered for COVID-19 in the state. 153,964 unique individuals have been tested.

There are currently 47 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19. There have been 364 total hospitalizations.

There have been 5,289 recoveries and 103 deaths. This leaves 1,077 active confirmed cases in the state.