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1 death; 122 new COVID-19 cases

Aug 6, 2020

A man in his 80s from McIntosh County has passed away with COVID-19. He had underlying health conditions. The statewide coronavirus death toll is now 109.

Additionally 122 new individuals from 24 counties have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the new statewide positive total to 7,177. These results were from a pool of 5,471 total tests for a daily positive rate of 2.2 percent. 43 of today’s new positives were from serial testing. 1,720 individuals tested were from serial testing.

1 new COVID-19 death; 124 new cases in ND

Aug 5, 2020

A woman in her 80s from Grand Forks County has passed away with COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 108. She had underlying health conditions.

Additionally, 124 new individuals from 22 counties have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide positive total to 7,057. These results were from a pool of 5,725 tests for a daily positive rate of 2.2 percent.

2 new COVID-19 deaths, 149 new cases

Aug 4, 2020

Two more North Dakotans have passed away with COVID-19, bringing the new statewide death toll to 107.

 

The patients were a man in his 60s from Griggs County and a woman in her 70s from Sioux County. They both had underlying health conditions.

 

Additionally 149 new individuals from 26 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 6,933.

 

Emergency Commission allocates more CARES act money

Aug 4, 2020

North Dakota’s Emergency Commission has approved the spending plan for another $320 million from the federal CARES Act – money for COVID-19 response and recovery.

The state received $1.25 billion from the CARES Act.

Of the $320 million, $59 million will be going to political subdivisions.

The money would first go toward law enforcement. But Gov. Doug Burgum said if the local government has already paid for law enforcement, then it becomes a “block grant.”

ND COVID-19: 127 new cases found

Aug 3, 2020

127 new individuals from 28 counties have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the new statewide positive total to 6,785.

These results were from a pool of 4,723 tests for a daily positive rate of 2.7 percent.

ND COVID-19: 2 new deaths, 58 new cases

Aug 2, 2020

Two more North Dakotans have passed away with COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 105.

The patients were a man in his 70s from Grand Forks County and a woman in her 50s from Burleigh County. They each had underlying health conditions.

Additionally, 58 new individuals from 18 counties have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, bringing the new statewide positive total to 6,660. These results were from a pool of 3,965 tests for a daily positive rate of 1.5 percent.

134 COVID-19 cases; 1,103 active confirmed cases in ND

Aug 1, 2020

134 new individuals from 26 North Dakota counties have tested positive for COVID-19, for a new statewide positive total of 6,602.

These results were from a pool of 6,046 tests for a daily positive rate of 2.2 percent.

ND Health Dept confirms 168 new cases of novel coronavirus

Jul 31, 2020

168 new individuals from 29 North Dakota counties have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the new statewide positive total to 6,469.

These results were from a pool of 5,292 tests for a daily positive rate of 3.2 percent.

State Mill turns a profit, despite COVID-19

Jul 31, 2020

The state Mill and Elevator in Grand Forks had a profitable fiscal year, despite the challenges of COVID-19.

Mill Manager Vance Taylor reported the fourth quarter profits at $1,412,000 – up slightly from last year’s $1,401,000.

"For the full fiscal year 2020, we had profits of $11,418,000," Taylor told the state Industrial Commission. "That's versus profits of $10,622,000 last year -- an increase of 7.5%"

1 new COVID-19 death; 75 new cases found in ND

Jul 30, 2020

One more North Dakotan has passed away with COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 103.

The patient was a woman in her 80s from Ramsey County. She had underlying health conditions.

Additionally, 75 new individuals have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the state, bringing the statewide positive total to 6,301. These results are from a pool of 3,975 tests for a daily positive rate of 1.9 percent.

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