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Record high 1,801 new COVID-19 infections; eleven more dead

Nov 12, 2020

The state health department has confirmed eleven more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 697.

 

The patients were:

 

  • Man in his 20s from Benson County.
  • Man in his 90s from Cass County.
  • Man in his 50s from Cass County.
  • Woman in her 90s from Kidder County.
  • Man in his 80s from LaMoure County.
  • Man in his 80s from Mercer County.
  • Woman in her 90s from Morton County.
  • Woman in her 90s from Morton County.
  • Woman in her 80s from Nelson County.
  • Man in his 90s from Ward County.
  • Man in his 90s from Williams County.   

 

1,801 new individuals from 50 counties have also tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 59,173.

 

These results were from a pool of 14,462 tests for a daily positive rate of 13.86 percent.

 

The cases broken down by county are: 

 

·        Adams County - 4

·        Barnes County - 31

·        Benson County – 6

·        Bottineau County – 9

·        Bowman County - 3

·        Burke County - 8

·        Burleigh County - 228

·        Cass County - 404

·        Cavalier County - 10

·        Dickey County – 21

·        Dunn County – 3

·        Eddy County – 6

·        Emmons County - 4

·        Foster County – 18

·        Golden Valley County - 1

·        Grand Forks County – 110

·        Grant County - 5

·        Griggs County - 6

·        Hettinger County – 3

·        Kidder County - 3

·        LaMoure County - 8

·        Logan County - 3

·        McHenry County – 11

·        McIntosh County - 6

·        McKenzie County - 10

·        McLean County - 17

·        Mercer County - 36

·        Morton County - 81

·        Mountrail County - 15

·        Nelson County – 5

·        Oliver County - 6

·        Pembina County - 12

·        Pierce County - 12

·        Ramsey County – 25

·        Ransom County - 4

·        Renville County - 4

·        Richland County - 33

·        Rolette County – 58

·        Sargent County – 7

·        Sioux County – 6

·        Slope County - 1

·        Stark County – 25

·        Steele County - 5

·        Stutsman County - 128

·        Towner County - 8

·        Traill County - 36

·        Walsh County - 58

·        Ward County – 267

·        Wells County - 4

·        Williams County – 27

 

973,371 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 316,393 unique individuals have been tested. 

 

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 294 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 399 individuals are hospitalized with the virus. There have been 2,082 hospitalizations total.

 

Since yesterday 927 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 48,055. This leaves 10,421 active confirmed cases.