Two additional COVID-19 deaths, 87 new cases found | Prairie Public Broadcasting

Two additional COVID-19 deaths, 87 new cases found

Aug 12, 2020

Two more individuals have passed away with COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the statewide death toll to 120.

The patients were a woman in her 80s from Grand Forks County, and a man in his 60s from Morton County. They both had underlying health conditions.

Additionally, 87 new individuals from 19 counties have tested positive for the novel coronavirus bringing the new statewide positive total to 7,970. These results were from a pool of 4,327 tests for a daily positive rate of 2 percent.

39 of today’s new positive cases were from serial testing.

15 new cases were found in Cass County, 12 were found in Williams County, eleven were found in Burleigh County and nine were found in Grand Forks County. Eight new cases were found in Stark County. Morton and Mountrail Counties each had five new cases. Benson, Richland and Sioux Counties each had three new cases. McIntosh, McLean, and Wells Counties each had two new cases. Bowman, Divide, Emmons, Golden Valley and Pierce Counties each had one new case apiece.

372,813 total tests have been administered for COVID-19. 173,019 unique individuals have been tested.

There are currently 58 people hospitalized with COVID-19. 440 individuals have been hospitalized overall.

There have been 6,815 recoveries. This leaves 1,035 active confirmed cases.