Coronavirus | Prairie Public Broadcasting

Coronavirus

More resources: 

Find our Coronavirus live blog here, updated with daily positive totals and news from around the state.

In the single deadliest day since the pandemic began, the health department is confirming 24 more North Dakotans have passed away with the novel coronavirus. The statewide death toll is now 304.

 

The patients were:

 

The chairman of the Legislature’s interim Information Technology Committee believes there will be a lot of discussion about telecommuting, during the 2021 Legislative Session.

Because of the pandemic, Governor Burgum allowed a number of state employees to work from home. And he hints he may have some proposals to allow that telecommuting to continue.

Rep. Corey Mock (D-Grand Forks) said it has raised a number of questions.

Over 500 new COVID-19 cases; three more deaths

Oct 6, 2020

Three more North Dakotans have passed away with the novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide death toll to 280.

 

The patients were:

 

  • Man in his 70s from Rolette County with underlying health conditions. 
  • Woman in her 80s from Stark County with underlying health conditions.
  • Man in his 90s from Stark County with underlying health conditions.

 

313 new COVID-19 cases; three additional deaths

Oct 5, 2020

Three more North Dakotans have passed away with the novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide death toll to 277.

 

The patients were:

 

  • Woman in her 90s from McHenry County with underlying health conditions. 
  • Woman in her 80s from Stark County with underlying health conditions.
  • Man in his 80s from Ward County with underlying health conditions.

 

416 new coronavirus cases; three deaths

Oct 4, 2020

Three more North Dakotans have passed away with the novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide death toll to 274.

 

The patients were:

 

  • Man in his 60s from Morton County with underlying health conditions. 
  • Woman in her 90s from Stark County with underlying health conditions.
  • Man in his 60s from Williams County with underlying health conditions.

 

443 more new coronavirus cases; seven additional deaths

Oct 3, 2020

Seven more North Dakotans have passed away with the novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide death toll to 271.

 

The patients were:

 

Eight more deaths; 477 new COVID-19 cases in ND

Oct 2, 2020

Eight more North Dakotans have passed away with the novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide death toll to 264.

 

The patients were:

 

State and federal health officials say they’re hoping to prevent a “twindemic” this year, by urging people to get their flu shots.

State director of immunizations Molly Howell said with COVID-19 a factor this year, people should get the flu vaccine. She said the flu and COVID have similar symptoms, since they are both respiratory illnesses.

At his weekly COVID-19 briefing, Governor Doug Burgum announced new guidelines in regards to close contacts and quarantine.

Nine more North Dakotans have passed away with the novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide death toll to 256.

 

The patients were a woman in her 80s from Burleigh County; a man in his 60s from Divide County;  two women in their 80s, a man in his 80s, a man in his 60s and a woman in her 90s from Morton County; a man in his 80s from Richland County; and a man in his 50s from Stutsman County. They each had underlying health conditions.

 

Pages