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COVID-19 vaccine administration going well in ND

Feb 1, 2021

According to the state health department’s COVID-19 vaccine dashboard, doses of the shot are continuing to be distributed at an efficient pace.

Of just over 112,000 doses received, more than 105,000 have been administered.

Just over 19,000 additional doses have been received over the past week.

The dashboard lists 71,292 residents as having had their first dose of the vaccine. 25,656 residents have received both doses.

As of today, there are 397 enrolled provider sites approved to distribute the vaccine statewide.

State confirms 45 new COVID-19 cases

Feb 1, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 45 new individuals from 14 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 97,683.

 

These results were from a pool of 973 tests for a daily positive rate of 5.45 percent.

 

21 of those positives were PCR tests, and 24 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are: 

 

Active COVID-19 cases drop below 1,000

Jan 31, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 67 new individuals from 19 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 97,630.

 

These results were from a pool of 2,495 tests for a daily positive rate of 3.11 percent.

 

43 of those positives were PCR tests, and 24 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are: 

 

 

  

 

105 new COVID-19 cases; three more deaths

Jan 30, 2021

The state health department has confirmed three more death related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,422.

 

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. 

 

105 new individuals from 21 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 97,562.

 

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. 

 

Two deaths, 147 new COVID-19 cases

Jan 28, 2021

The state health department has confirmed two more death related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,417.

 

The patients were:

 

  • Man in his 70s from Emmons County.
  • Man in his 80s from Cass 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. 

 

162 new COVID-19 cases, one additional death recorded

Jan 27, 2021

The state health department has confirmed one more death related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,416.

 

The patient was:

 

•Woman in her 80s from Ward 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. 

 

A state senator has introduced a bill to make the State Health Officer and the director of the Department of Human Services elected positions.

Right now, both are appointed.

Sen. Jason Heitkamp (R-Wyndmere) said the suggestion comes from a constituent. He said the Health Officer has a lot of power, as evidenced by the orders during the pandemic emergency.

"If the state health officer has the power to shut down a lot of our state, it should be elected," Heitkamp said.

Four deaths, 135 new coronavirus cases in ND

Jan 26, 2021

The state health department has confirmed four more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,415.

 

The patients were:

 

  • Man in his 60s from Burleigh County.
  • Man in his 60s from Cass County.
  • Woman in her 90s from Golden Valley County.
  • Man in his 80s from Stark County.

 

Vaccine rollout continues

Jan 25, 2021

North Dakota has so far received just fewer than 93,500 doses of COVID-19 vaccine. Of those, nearly 75,000 doses have been administered.

According to the state health department's COVID-19 vaccine dashboard, an additional 17,200 doses of the vaccine have arrived in North Dakota over the last week.

Just over 54,000 people have received their first dose of the vaccine, while about 13,000 people have received both doses.

There are currently 391 enrolled provider sites that are approved for vaccine distribution in the state.

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