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2 deaths confirmed; 154 new cases of coronavirus

Apr 23, 2021

The state health department has confirmed two more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,486.

 

The patients were a woman in her 80s from Burleigh County, and a woman in her 50s 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. 

 

168 new coronavirus cases confirmed

Apr 22, 2021

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 106,385.

 

These results were from a pool of 7,828 tests for a daily positive rate of 3.13 percent.

 

92 of those positives were PCR tests, and 76 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

 

The state health department has confirmed two more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,484.

 

The patients were a man in his 80s from Cass County, and a man in his 60s from Dickey 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 Legislature has approved a measure designed to give lawmakers more say over how federal money, such as the COVID-19 relief money, is spent.

Under current law, the state’s Emergency Commission – consisting of the Governor, the Secretary of State, the majority leaders of both the House and Senate, and each chamber’s Appropriations Committee chairs – would decide how the money is spent. That recommendation goes to the Legislature’s Budget Section, which can only accept or reject the Commission’s recommendations without change.

The state health department has confirmed three more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,482.

 

The patients were a woman in her 60s from Cass County, a man in his 60s from Stutsman County and a man in his 70s from Walsh 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. 

 

Demand for COVID-19 vaccine in ND declines

Apr 19, 2021

More than half a million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in North Dakota so far.

According to the state health department’s COVID-19 vaccine dashboard, nearly 550,000 total doses have been delivered to the state. Nearly 505,000 doses have been administered.

Demand for the vaccine is down; roughly 8,000 more North Dakotans have received their first dose of vaccine in the last week.

51 new COVID-19 cases confirmed

Apr 19, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 51 new individuals from 15 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 105,805.

 

These results were from a pool of 1,118 tests for a daily positive rate of 6.01 percent.

 

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

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

 

Summer special session possible

Apr 19, 2021

North Dakota lawmakers may be coming back to Bismarck this summer for a special session, dealing only with how to spend federal money coming from the America Recovers Act.

The state will be receiving more than $1 billion.  The question is: How can the state spend those funds?

58 new COVID-19 cases confirmed

Apr 18, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, 58 new individuals from 11 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 105,754.

 

These results were from a pool of 1,686 tests for a daily positive rate of 4.41 percent.

 

45 of those positives were PCR tests, and 13 were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

 

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. 

 

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