Three more confirmed deaths; 248 new COVID-19 cases | Prairie Public Broadcasting

Three more confirmed deaths; 248 new COVID-19 cases

Jan 12, 2021

The state health department has confirmed three more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,355.

 

The patients were: 

 

  • Woman in her 80s from Burleigh County.
  • Woman in her 90s from Grand Forks County.
  • Woman in her 70s from Williams 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. 

 

248 new individuals from 37 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 94,968.

 

These results were from a pool of 6,112 tests for a daily positive rate of 4.62 percent.

 

156 of those positives were PCR tests, and 92 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are: 

 

·        Adams County – 1

·        Barnes County – 2

·        Benson County - 3

·        Bottineau County - 1

·        Bowman County – 3

·        Burke County - 1

·        Burleigh County - 35

·        Cass County – 44

·        Divide County – 2

·        Emmons County – 1

·        Foster County - 2

·        Golden Valley County - 1

·        Grand Forks County – 23

·        Hettinger County – 1

·        LaMoure County – 3

·        McHenry County - 2

·        McKenzie County – 7

·        Mercer County - 4

·        Morton County – 12

·        Mountrail County - 5

·        Nelson County – 1

·        Pembina County – 3

·        Pierce County - 1

·        Ramsey County – 8

·        Ransom County - 2

·        Richland County – 4

·        Rolette County – 13

·        Sargent County – 1

·        Sioux County - 3

·        Stark County – 6

·        Stutsman County – 5

·        Towner County - 5

·        Traill County – 2

·        Walsh County - 6

·        Ward County – 19

·        Wells County - 1

·        Williams County - 15

 

1,417,566 total tests have been administered for the novel coronavirus.

 

70 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

 

Since yesterday 185 individuals have been confirmed as recovered, bringing the recovered total to 91,850. This leaves 1,763 active confirmed cases.