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1 death, 147 new coronavirus cases

Apr 17, 2021

The state health department has confirmed one more death related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,479.

 

Details about the patient will be released Monday. 

 

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. 

 

179 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths confirmed

Apr 16, 2021

The state health department has confirmed three more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,478.

 

The patients were a man in his 70s from Burleigh County, a woman in her 70s from

Cass County, and a man in his 90s from Mercer 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. 

 

March airline passenger boardings surge

Apr 16, 2021
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North Dakota’s commercial airports saw a surge in demand during March.

"We saw about 72,000 passengers in March 2021," said North Dakota Aeronautics Commission director Kyle Wanner. "That's about 22,000 more than in February."

Wanner said that’s the kind of trajectory he’d hoped to see as summer travel season approaches.

"People want to begin traveling again," Wanner said. "They want to see family, they want to take a vacation, and they obviously want to do that in a safe way as well."

ND COVID-19: 1 death, 168 new cases

Apr 15, 2021

The state health department has confirmed one more death related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,475.

 

The patient was a woman in her 90s from Stark 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. 

 

1 death, 177 new COVID-19 cases

Apr 14, 2021

The state health department has confirmed one more death related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,474.

 

The patient was a man in his 70s from Golden Valley 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. 

 

The state health department has confirmed two more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,473.

 

The patients were a man in his 60s from Ward County, and a man in his 70s 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. 

 

64 new COVID-19 cases found

Apr 12, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 64 new individuals from 15 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 104,808.

 

These results were from a pool of 1,358 tests for a daily positive rate of 5.78 percent.

 

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

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

 

The state of North Dakota continues to distribute COVID-19 vaccine statewide.

According to the state health department’s COVID-19 vaccine dashboard, the state has received roughly 66,000 more doses of vaccine over the past seven days.

To date, North Dakota has received more than 466,600 doses of vaccine. More than 475,000 total doses have been administered. Some vials of vaccine contain more doses than is officially listed.

State confirms 48 new coronavirus infections

Apr 11, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 48 new individuals from 13 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 104,745.

 

These results were from a pool of 2,214 tests for a daily positive rate of 2.72 percent.

 

34 of those positives were PCR tests, and 14 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

 

215 new COVID-19 cases; 1 death confirmed

Apr 10, 2021

The state health department has confirmed one more death related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,471.

 

Details about the patient will be released Monday.

 

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. 

 

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