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70 new COVID-19 cases detected

May 2, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 70 new individuals from 17 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 107,708.

 

These results were from a pool of 1,739 tests for a daily positive rate of 4.93 percent.

 

51 of those positives were PCR tests, and 19 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

 

168 new coronavirus cases; 2 deaths confirmed

May 1, 2021

The state health department has confirmed two more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,494.

 

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, 168 new individuals from 24 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 107,639.

 

175 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed; 1 more death recorded

Apr 30, 2021

The state health department has confirmed one more death related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,492.

 

The patient was a woman in her 70s from Cass 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. 

 

5 deaths confirmed; 146 new COVID-19 cases found

Apr 29, 2021

The state health department has confirmed five more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,491.

 

The patients were all men; one in his 80s from Burleigh County, one in his 50s and another in his 90s from Morton County; one in his 60s from Sargent County; and one in his 50s from Sioux 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. 

 

State confirms another 154 new COVID-19 cases

Apr 28, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 154 new individuals from 29 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 107,154.

 

These results were from a pool of 7,016 tests for a daily positive rate of 3.06 percent.

 

82 of those positives were PCR tests, and 72 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

 

190 new coronavirus cases detected

Apr 27, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 190 new individuals from 27 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 106,998.

 

These results were from a pool of 4,148 tests for a daily positive rate of 6.11 percent.

 

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

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

 

Demand for COVID-19 vaccine in North Dakota continues to slow.

According to the state health department’s COVID-19 vaccine dashboard, 46.8 percent of North Dakota residents have received at least one shot of vaccine. 40.4 percent are up to date on their vaccine coverage.

Since last week, more than 17,600 residents were upgraded to “up to date” vaccine coverage, but only about 5,500 new residents received their first dose of vaccine.

North Dakota has received 580,405 doses of vaccine, and has administered 531,198 doses.

104 new COVID-19 cases, 8 percent daily positivity rate

Apr 26, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 104 new individuals from 18 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 106,809.

 

These results were from a pool of 1,566 tests for a daily positive rate of 8.01 percent.

 

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

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

 

34 new coronavirus cases found

Apr 25, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 34 new individuals from 11 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 106,688.

 

These results were from a pool of 1,382 tests for a daily positive rate of 3.16 percent.

 

17 of those positives were PCR tests, and 17 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

 

119 new COVID-19 cases confirmed

Apr 24, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 119 new individuals from 23 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 106,656.

 

These results were from a pool of 3,848 tests for a daily positive rate of 4.09 percent.

 

44 of those positives were PCR tests, and 75 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

 

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