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State confirms 153 new COVID-19 infections, two additional deaths

Jan 29, 2021

The state health department has confirmed two more death related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,419.

 

The patients were:

 

·         Woman in her 50s from Cass County. 

·         Woman in her 100s from Richland County. 

 

Deaths are reported to the state health department by facilities or by official death record, and can take up to ten days to be confirmed. 

 

153 new individuals from 30 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 97,458.

 

These results were from a pool of 7,458 tests for a daily positive rate of 2.5 percent.

 

101 of those positives were PCR tests, and 52 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are: 

 

·                     Adams County – 1 

·                     Benson County – 2  

·                     Bottineau County – 2 

·                     Bowman County - 2 

·                     Burleigh County – 17 

·                     Cass County – 33 

·                     Dickey County – 1 

·                     Eddy County – 3  

·                     Grand Forks County – 11 

·                     McHenry County – 3 

·                     McKenzie County - 3 

·                     McLean County – 1 

·                     Mercer County – 2  

·                     Morton County – 4 

·                     Mountrail County – 4  

·                     Nelson County – 1 

·                     Pembina County – 1 

·                     Pierce County – 1   

·                     Ramsey County – 5 

·                     Renville County – 2  

·                     Richland County – 10 

·                     Rolette County – 4 

·                     Sheridan County – 1  

·                     Sioux County – 2  

·                     Stark County – 7  

·                     Traill County – 1 

·                     Walsh County – 2  

·                     Ward County – 21 

·                     Wells County – 1  

·                     Williams County – 5 

 

1,516,609 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus. 393,325 unique individuals have been tested. 

 

51 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

 

Since yesterday 108 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 94,966. This leaves 1,073 active confirmed cases.