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Nine more deaths, 886 new COVID-19 cases

Oct 23, 2020

The state health department has confirmed nine additional deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 440.

 

The patients were:

 

  • Man in his 60s from Burleigh County with underlying health conditions.
  • Woman in her 70s from Cass County with underlying health conditions.
  • Woman in her 70s from Morton County with underlying health conditions.
  • Woman in her 90s from Rolette County with underlying health conditions
  • Woman in her 70s from Stark County with underlying health conditions.
  • Man in his 80s from Stark County with underlying health conditions.
  • Woman in her 90s from Stark County with underlying health conditions.
  • Man in his 90s from Stark County with underlying health conditions.
  • Woman in her 70s from Ward County with underlying health conditions.

 

886 new individuals from 49 counties have also tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 35,939.

 

These results were from a pool of 8,538 tests for a daily positive rate of 10.98 percent.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

  • Adams County - 4
  • Barnes County - 3
  • Benson County – 22
  • Bottineau County – 22
  • Bowman County – 3
  • Burke County - 1
  • Burleigh County - 97
  • Cass County – 156
  • Cavalier County - 3
  • Dickey County – 12
  • Divide County - 2
  • Dunn County - 2
  • Eddy County – 17
  • Emmons County - 3
  • Foster County – 2
  • Grand Forks County – 120
  • Grant County - 2
  • Griggs County - 1
  • Hettinger County – 13
  • Kidder County - 6
  • LaMoure County - 3
  • Logan County – 1
  • McHenry County – 7
  • McIntosh County - 6
  • McKenzie County – 9
  • McLean County - 17
  • Mercer County - 57
  • Morton County – 25
  • Mountrail County – 15
  • Nelson County - 2
  • Oliver County – 1
  • Pembina County - 4
  • Pierce County - 4
  • Ramsey County – 15
  • Ransom County – 6
  • Richland County – 21
  • Rolette County – 9
  • Sargent County – 2
  • Sheridan County - 1
  • Sioux County – 3
  • Slope County - 1
  • Stark County – 41
  • Stutsman County – 23
  • Towner County – 3
  • Traill County - 8
  • Walsh County - 13
  • Ward County – 71
  • Wells County - 6
  • Williams County – 21

 

799,305 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 279,702 unique individuals have been tested. 

 

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 168 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 282 individuals are hospitalized with the virus. There have been 1,388 hospitalizations total.

 

Since yesterday 686 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 29,136. This leaves 6,363 active confirmed cases.