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33 new cases of COVID-19 detected in ND

5 hours ago

33 new individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 3,849.

 

The results were from a pool of 1,238 tests for a daily positive rate of 2.7 percent.

 

17 new cases were detected in Cass County. Burleigh County had six new cases, and Grand Forks County had three new cases. Barnes, Cavalier, Ransom, Steele, Stutsman, Traill and Walsh Counties each had one new case.

 

The Sioux County Auditor said that county’s first experience with “voting by mail” went very well.

So well, in fact, that the November general election will be done by mail as well.

The primary was conducted that way, with Gov. Doug Burgum suspending the requirement that counties conducting mail elections would have to have one polling place.

"It was my first year running elections," said Sioux County Auditor Cassie LeCompte. "I had no past knowledge to go off of running elections."

37 new cases of novel coronavirus

Jul 5, 2020

37 new individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 3,816.

 

The results were from a pool of 3,816 tests for a daily positive rate of 1.0 percent.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

57 new COVID-19 cases in ND

Jul 4, 2020

57 new individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 3,779.

 

The results were from a pool of 4,437 tests for a daily positive rate of 1.3 percent.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

65 new COVID-19 infections in ND

Jul 3, 2020

65 new individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 3,722.

 

The results were from a pool of 4,639 tests for a daily positive rate of 1.4 percent.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

State health department: 43 new COVID-19 infections

Jul 2, 2020

43 new individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 3,657.

The results were from a pool of 3,625 tests for a daily positive rate of 1.2 percent.

There were 17 new cases in Cass County, and 14 in Burleigh County. Three new cases were detected in Grand Forks County. Morton and Stark Counties each had two new cases, while Cavalier, McHenry, Traill, Walsh and Wells Counties each had one new case.

ND IT director talks 'telework,' cyber fraud

Jul 2, 2020

North Dakota’s Information Technology director said his department is using money from the CARES Act to buy equipment, as the state continues to move toward employees working remotely.

Telework expanded because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

IT director Shawn Riley told the Legislature’s interim Information Technology Committee his Department is spending $10.5 million on new equipment.

ND COVID-19 death toll reaches 80; 39 new cases

Jul 1, 2020

One more individual has passed away with COVID-19 in North Dakota. The statewide death toll now stands at 80.

 

The patient was a man in his 90s from Stark County. He had underlying health conditions.

 

39 new individuals have also tested positive for the novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide positive total to 3,615. The positive results were from a pool of 2,505 tests for a daily positive rate of 1.6 percent.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

38 new individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the statewide positive total to 3,576.

The results were from a pool of 1,709 tests for a daily positive rate of 2.2 percent.

There were 13 new cases detected in Cass County, ten in Morton County and nine in Burleigh County. Mountrail County had three new cases. Benson, Pierce and Walsh Counties each had one new case apiece.

A total of 182,283 tests for the novel coronavirus have been administered. 106,122 of those tests have been on unique individuals.

47 new COVID-19 infections in ND

Jun 29, 2020

47 new individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the statewide positive total to 3,539.

The results were from a pool of 3,336 tests for a daily positive rate of 1.4 percent.

26 new cases were found in Cass County, and nine were found in Burleigh County. Morton and Sioux Counties each had three new cases, Grand Forks and Mountrail County each had two new cases, and Oliver and Ward Counties each one new case apiece.

A total of 180,588 tests have been completed, with 105,691 tests being done on unique individuals.

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