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North Dakota's COVID-19 total up to 58 cases

Mar 26, 2020

The state health department has confirmed 13 additional cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the statewide total to 58.

To date, 2,261 people have been tested. 11 patients have been hospitalized.

Seven new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed this morning in North Dakota, including the state’s first young child case. The new statewide total is 52.

The case is a male child between the ages of 0-9 from MacIntosh County. Contact tracing has yet to determine how the child contracted the disease.

Minnesota Gov. Walz orders "Shelter in place."

Mar 25, 2020
State of Minnesota

The D.F.L. Governor says having Minnesotan's shelter in place and make stronger efforts to social distance are one way to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Prairie Public's Todd McDonald has details...

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North Dakota's statewide COVID-19 total climbs to 45

Mar 25, 2020

Nine additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed by the North Dakota Department of Health today, bringing the statewide total to 45.

The patients include - A Foster County man in his 50s, a Ramsey County man in his 60s, a Morton County man in his 30s, two men and a woman in their 50s from Cass County, a Ramsey County woman in her 70s, a Stark County woman in her 30s and a Stark County woman in her 60s.

Ten out of North Dakota's 53 counties have confirmed cases. Patients in 50 counties have been tested.

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The Senate is voting on a $2 trillion deal to help jump-start the U.S. economy, battered by the coronavirus pandemic. Watch the floor proceedings live.

39 COVID-19 cases in North Dakota

Mar 25, 2020

North Dakota’s positive COVID-19 case total is now 39, up three from yesterday.

The North Dakota Department of Health confirmed three additional cases this morning.

The patients are a man in his 50s from Foster County, a man in his 60s from Ramsey County, and a man in his 30s in Morton County. Each case is still being investigated through contact tracing to find the sources of infection.

To date, 1,773 individuals have been tested for COVID 19. Eight are hospitalized.

 

ND's COVID-19 cases reaches 36

Mar 24, 2020

The North Dakota Department of Health has confirmed four additional cases of COVID-19 in the state, bringing the state's total to 36.

The patients are a man in his 20s from Dunn County and a woman in her 40s in Burleigh County, as well as two cases from Cass County - a man in his 70s, and a man in his 90s. The Dunn County case is travel related. The other three cases are under investigation.

To date 1,602 tests have been performed from 49 out of North Dakota's 53 counties. Seven patients are currently hospitalized.

COVID-19 update -- case numbers, child care, stimulus package

Mar 24, 2020

Three more positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the state of North Dakota, bringing the state’s new total to 33.

Gov. Doug Burgum said one is a woman in her 30s from Burleigh County. Another is a Walsh County man in his 70s. The third positive case is from Cass County, and details on that case are still pending.

North Dakota's COVID-19 total rises to 33

Mar 23, 2020

Three more positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the state of North Dakota, bringing the state’s new total to 33.

Governor Doug Burgum says one is a woman in her 30s from Burleigh County. Another is a Walsh County man in his 70s. The third positive case is from Cass County, and details on that case are still pending.

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