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ND COVID-19: 5 new deaths, 360 new cases

Sep 5, 2020
ND Department of Health

Five more North Dakotans have passed away with COVID-19, bringing the new statewide death toll to 155.

 

The patients were two men in their 90s from Burleigh County, a man in his 90s from Grand Forks County, a woman in her 80s from Rolette County and a man in his 70s from Ward County. They each had underlying health conditions.

 

Additionally 360 new individuals from 37 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 13,334.

 

343 new individuals from 29 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 12,973. These results are from a pool of 6,713 tests for a daily positive rate of 5.09 percent.

Census will essentially conclude by the end of Sept.

Sep 4, 2020

The 2020 Census will essentially conclude by the end of September.

The director of the North Dakota Census Office said that includes self-reporting, as well as door-to-door contacts.

Kevin Iverson said originally, the plan was to have the Census completed during the summer.

"But those plans changed, due to COVID-19," Iverson said. "There was a proposal to extend the data collection into October, but the plan is to wrap things up September 30."

At his weekly coronavirus briefing, Governor Doug Burgum outlined changes to North Dakota's COVID-19 risk level.

Right now, the entire state is in the "green," or "low" risk level. As students have returned to classes in both K-12 schools and colleges, North Dakota's COVID numbers have sharply increased. But Burgum says treating each county equally in regard to risk level doesn't make sense.

150 total deaths; 360 new COVID-19 cases found today

Sep 3, 2020

North Dakota’s COVID-19 death toll has reach 150 – with two more individuals passing away with the disease.

The patients were a woman in her 100s from Williams County, and a man in his 60s from Burleigh County. They both had underlying health conditions.

Additionally, 360 new individuals from 33 counties have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide positive total to 12,629. These results are from a pool of 6,544 tests for a daily positive rate of 5.5 percent.

Bismarck Public Schools

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated a problem North Dakota schools have been facing for a while – hiring substitute teachers.

"Often times, substitute teachers are retired teachers, who like to stay involved in education, and make a couple of bucks," said North Dakota United president Nick Archuleta. "They're reinvigorated by hanging around young people. But since many of them are over the age of 60, they're very concerned about substitute teaching, and possibly being infected with the coronavirus."

265 new coronavirus cases, 3 new deaths

Sep 2, 2020

North Dakota’s COVID-19 death toll is now 148, with three more individuals passing away with the disease.

The patients were a woman in her 90s from Williams County, a man in his 70s from Morton County and a woman in her 80s from Burleigh County. They each had underlying health conditions.

Additionally, 265 new individuals from 30 counties have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the new statewide positive total to 12,267. These results are from a pool of 5,786 tests for a daily positive rate of 4.58 percent.

2 more COVID-19 deaths; 12,000 total cases since March

Sep 1, 2020

North Dakota’s COVID-19 death toll is now 145, after two more individuals have passed away with the novel coronavirus.

The patients were a man in his 70s from Morton County, and a woman in her 80s from Burleigh County. They both had underlying health conditions.

Additionally, 191 new individuals from 27 counties have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the state’s new positive total to 12,000. These results are from a pool of 2,493 tests for a daily positive rate of 7.66 percent.

ND COVID-19: 1 death, 114 new cases Monday

Aug 31, 2020

One more individual has passed away with COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide death toll to 143.

The patient was a man in his 50s from Grand Forks County. He had underlying health conditions.

Additionally, 114 new individuals from 23 counties have also tested positive for the novel coronavirus, bringing the new statewide positive total to 11,816. These results are from a pool of 1,920 tests for a daily positive rate of 5.94 percent.

North Dakota’s COVID-19 death toll has risen to 142, as one more individual has passed away with the novel coronavirus.

The patient was a woman in her 90s from Burleigh County with underlying health conditions.

Additionally, 219 new individuals from 24 counties have also tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the new statewide positive total to 11,702. These results are from a pool of 3,779 tests for a daily positive rate of 5.8 percent.

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