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123 new COVID-19 cases found in ND

Feb 17, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 123 new individuals from 30 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 98,901.

 

These results were from a pool of 7,062 tests for a daily positive rate of 2.25 percent.

 

43 of those positives were PCR tests, and 80 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

 

Two cases of UK variant confirmed in ND

Feb 17, 2021

Two cases of a variant of COVID-19 first identified in the United Kingdom have been confirmed in North Dakota.

The state health department identified both cases yesterday. One individual had recently returned from domestic travel before becoming ill. The other individual was a close contact of the first.

A third individual is also under investigation under suspicion of being positive with the UK variant.

To date, just over 101,000 North Dakotans have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Just over 50,000 residents are fully covered by two doses.

This amounts to nearly 14 percent of the state’s eligible residents being covered by one dose, and just under 7 percent of residents being covered by both doses.

According to the state health department’s COVID-19 vaccine dashboard, the state has received nearly 43,000 additional doses of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. Roughly 27,800 additional doses have been administered.

136 new COVID-19 cases

Feb 16, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 136 new individuals from 23 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 98,781.

 

These results were from a pool of 4,148 tests for a daily positive rate of 4.24 percent.

 

79 of those positives were PCR tests, and 57 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 47 new individuals from 21 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 98,643.

 

These results were from a pool of 1,701 tests for a daily positive rate of 3.63 percent.

 

36 of those positives were PCR tests, and 11 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

  

 

47 new COVID-19 cases found

Feb 14, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 47 new individuals from 16 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 98,597.

 

These results were from a pool of 1,725 tests for a daily positive rate of 3.5 percent.

 

25 of those positives were PCR tests, and 22 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

 

91 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed

Feb 13, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 91 new individuals from 21 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 98,551.

 

These results were from a pool of 3,695 tests for a daily positive rate of 2.96 percent.

 

42 of those positives were PCR tests, and 49 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

  

 

118 new COVID-19 cases, one death; over 400k tested

Feb 12, 2021

The state health department has confirmed one more death related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,431.

 

The patient was:

 

·                     Woman in her 40s 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. 

 

139 new COVID-19 cases, one additional death confirmed

Feb 11, 2021

The state health department has confirmed one more death related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,430.

 

The patient was:

 

·                     Woman in her 70s 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. 

 

More vaccine soon to arrive in ND

Feb 10, 2021

Allocation of COVID-19 vaccines in North Dakota are set to increase next week, creating more opportunity for more residents to get their shots.

Molly Howell is immunization program manager with the state health department. She says Thrifty White Pharmacies in North Dakota will begin receiving about 2,300 doses of vaccine every week, which will increase the number of vaccine allocation locations. And she says more doses will be made available for other sites as well.

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