State confirms 100 new cases of COVID-19 | Prairie Public Broadcasting

State confirms 100 new cases of COVID-19

May 18, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 100 new individuals from 17 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 109,235.


These results were from a pool of 2,895 tests for a daily positive rate of 4.93 percent.


51 of those positives were PCR tests, and 49 were antigen tests.


The cases broken down by county are:




1,986,311 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 436,374 unique individuals have been tested.


24 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.


Since yesterday 105 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 107,049. This leaves 682 active confirmed cases.