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ND Health Dept confirms two deaths, 145 new COVID-19 cases

Feb 10, 2021

The state health department has confirmed two more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,429.

 

The patients were:

 

·                     Man in his 70s from Kidder County.  

·                     Woman in her 60s from Morton 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; 99 new COVID-19 cases found

Feb 9, 2021

The state health department has confirmed two more death related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,427.

 

The patients were:

 

·                     Woman in her 80s from Cass County.  

·                     Woman in her 90s from Ward County.  

 

Two previously recorded deaths from Cass and Golden Valley Counties were incorrectly reported, and have been removed from the official total. 

 

Two deaths; 99 new COVID-19 cases found

Feb 9, 2021

The state health department has confirmed two more death related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,427.

 

The patients were:

 

·                     Woman in her 80s from Cass County.  

·                     Woman in her 90s from Ward County.  

 

Two previously recorded deaths from Cass and Golden Valley Counties were incorrectly reported, and have been removed from the official total. 

 

Since last week, about 30,000 more North Dakotans have received their first doses of their COVID-19 vaccines.

Of the roughly 136,000 doses the state has ordered and received, 135,500 of them have been administered.

According to the state health department’s COVID-19 vaccine dashboard, 11 percent of the state’s eligible residents have received their first dose. That amounts to just over 86,000 people. 5.2 percent of the state’s eligible residents have received both doses, which amounts to just over 38,000 people.

ND Health Dept: 34 new COVID-19 cases found

Feb 8, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 34 new individuals from 15 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 98,184.

 

These results were from a pool of 1,823 tests for a daily positive rate of 2.27 percent.

 

28 of those positives were PCR tests, and 6 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

·         Burleigh County – 9 

A proposal by Gov. Burgum to charge agencies rent for their space in the Capitol tower is being turned into a study.

Burgum has said this could reduce space in both the tower and in property the state rents around Bismarck. And he said it will allow some state employees to continue to work from home when the COVID-19 pandemic ends.

"Working from home has to be vetted a little better," said Senate Appropriations Committee chairman Ray Holmberg (R-Grand Forks).

49 new coronavirus cases detected

Feb 7, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 49 new individuals from 17 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 98,155.

 

These results were from a pool of 1,673 tests for a daily positive rate of 3.42 percent.

 

26 of those positives were PCR tests, and 23 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

  

 

80 new COVID-19 cases; 2 deaths confirmed

Feb 6, 2021

The state health department has confirmed two more death related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,428.

 

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. 

 

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 80 new individuals from 23 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 98,095.

 

4 new deaths; 91 new COVID-19 cases

Feb 5, 2021

The state health department has confirmed four more death related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,426.

 

The patients were: 

 

·                     Woman in her 80s from Cavalier County.  

·                     Man in his 80s from Grand Forks County.  

·                     Man in his 70s from Nelson County.  

·                     Woman in her 80s from Stutsman County.    

 

155 new COVID-19 cases confirmed

Feb 4, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 155 new individuals from 28 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 98,034.

 

These results were from a pool of 8,295 tests for a daily positive rate of 2.25 percent.

 

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

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

·         Barnes County – 2 

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