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One new death reported, 127 new individuals test positive for COVID-19

Aug 24, 2020

North Dakota’s COVID-19 death toll is now 137, as one more individual has passed away with the novel coronavirus.

The patient was a woman in her 90s from McIntosh County with underlying health conditions.

Additionally, 127 new individuals from 22 counties have also tested positive for the disease, bringing the new statewide positive total to an even 10,000. These results are from a pool of 2,584 tests for a daily positive rate of 4.91 percent.

26 new cases were found in Grand Forks County, 21 in Stark County, 17 in Cass County, and 15 in Burleigh County. Ramsey County had eight new cases, Morton County had seven, Ward County had six and both Stutsman and Williams Counties had five. Three new cases were found in Dickey County. Benson and Richland Counties each had two new cases. Barnes, Dunn, Eddy, Kidder, McHenry, McLean, Mountrail, Ransom, Rolette and Walsh Counties each had one new case apiece.

A total of 435,276 tests have been administered for COVID-19. 192,018 unique individuals have been tested.

There are currently 51 individuals hospitalized.

There have been 8,206 recoveries. This leaves 1,657 active confirmed cases.