ND Health Dept confirms new record high COVID-19 cases, testing as active cases near 3,000 | Prairie Public Broadcasting

ND Health Dept confirms new record high COVID-19 cases, testing as active cases near 3,000

Sep 18, 2020

North Dakota’s COVID-19 death toll is now 184, with two more individuals passing away with the disease.

 

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

 

Additionally, 508 new individuals from 38 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 17,230.

 

These results were from a pool of 10,006 tests for a daily positive rate of 5.22 percent.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

  • Barnes County - 2
  • Benson County – 27
  • Billings County - 5
  • Bottineau County – 2
  • Burke County - 1
  • Burleigh County - 84
  • Cass County – 77
  • Dickey County – 4
  • Dunn County – 6
  • Eddy County - 2
  • Emmons County – 3
  • Foster County - 2
  • Grand Forks County – 66
  • Griggs County – 3
  • Kidder County – 1
  • LaMoure County - 1
  • McHenry County - 1
  • McKenzie County - 5
  • McLean County - 8
  • Mercer County - 5
  • Morton County – 33
  • Nelson County – 1
  • Oliver County – 1
  • Pembina County – 2
  • Pierce County - 1
  • Ramsey County - 5
  • Ransom County - 3
  • Renville County - 5
  • Richland County – 4
  • Rolette County – 6
  • Sargent County - 4
  • Stark County – 57
  • Stutsman County – 3
  • Towner County - 1
  • Traill County – 3
  • Walsh County - 2
  • Ward County – 52
  • Williams County – 20

 

569,913 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 225,193 unique individuals have been tested.

 

77 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19. There have been 705 hospitalizations total.

 

There have been 14,060 recoveries. This leaves 2,986 active confirmed cases.