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ND Health Dept confirms 45 new COVID-19 cases

May 10, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 45 new individuals from 15 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 108,526.

 

These results were from a pool of 714 tests for a daily positive rate of 7.48 percent.

 

25 of those positives were PCR tests, and 20 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

 

Nearly 43 percent of North Dakota residents are up to date on their COVID-19 vaccinations.

According to the state health department’s COVID-19 vaccine dashboard, 255,700 residents are up to date on their shots. 282,193 North Dakotans have received at least one shot, which amounts to 47.3 percent.

To date, North Dakota has received over 615,000 doses of vaccine and has administered more than 561,000 doses.

The state health department is aiming at a 70 percent vaccination rate to reach herd immunity.

ND COVID-19: 42 new cases found

May 9, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 42 new individuals from 17 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 108,482.

 

These results were from a pool of 1,376 tests for a daily positive rate of 3.86 percent.

 

27 of those positives were PCR tests, and 15 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

 

102 new cases of COVID-19 found

May 8, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 102 new individuals from 25 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 108,439.

 

These results were from a pool of 2,643 tests for a daily positive rate of 5.04 percent.

 

50 of those positives were PCR tests, and 52 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

 

State confirms 122 new coronavirus infections

May 7, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 122 new individuals from 27 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 108,341.

 

These results were from a pool of 4,575 tests for a daily positive rate of 3.68 percent.

 

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

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

 

State confirms 138 new COVID-19 cases, two deaths

May 6, 2021

The state health department has confirmed two more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,499.

 

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, 138 new individuals from 27 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 108,218.

 

3 COVID-19 related deaths confirmed, 173 new cases

May 5, 2021

The state health department has confirmed three more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,497.

 

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, 173 new individuals from 36 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 108,081.

 

149 new COVID-19 cases found

May 4, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 149 new individuals from 27 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 107,912.

 

These results were from a pool of 3,368 tests for a daily positive rate of 5.63 percent.

 

58 of those positives were PCR tests, and 91 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

 

DPI to monitor 'ESSER' funding for local schools

May 4, 2021

North Dakota schools have been receiving money from the COVID-19 relief packages, under what is known as “ESSER.”

"ESSER" stands for "Elementary Secondary School Emergency Relief."

State school superintendent Kirsten Baesler said the money can be used mainly for one-time spending, from personal protective equipment to dealing with “learning loss” because of a lack of in-person instruction. And she said the ESSER money is allocated according to each school’s Title One funding formula.

State confirms 55 new cases of COVID-19

May 3, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 55 new individuals from 14 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 107,763.

 

These results were from a pool of 970 tests for a daily positive rate of 7.63 percent.

 

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

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

 

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