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State confirms 28 new cases, one more COVID-19 death

9 hours ago

The state health department has confirmed one more death related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,523.

 

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, 28 new individuals from 13 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 110,520.

 

1 death, 20 new COVID-19 cases

Jun 16, 2021

The state health department has confirmed one more death related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,522.

 

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, 20 new individuals from 13 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 110,492.

 

North Dakota’s Department of Transportation and Capital Electric Cooperative are hosting an “Electric Vehicle Tailgate Party” Thursday afternoon from 4 pm until 7 pm, on the state Capitol grounds, just west of the DOT building..

The sponsors say the purpose is to raise awareness of EVs.

1 death confirmed; 34 new COVID-19 cases

Jun 15, 2021

The state health department has confirmed one more death related to COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,521.

 

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, 34 new individuals from 13 counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 110,440.

 

ND still #2 in oil?; Natural gas capture exceeds goals

Jun 15, 2021
Dave Thompson / Prairie Public

Texas continues to be the top oil producing state in the US.

But now, there’s a race for second place.

North Dakota has been second – but New Mexico is giving the state a run for its money.

"More than likely, it's a toss-up," said North Dakota Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms, in his monthly "Director's Cut" report. The report reflects April production numbers.

North Dakota’s April oil production was just over 1.2 million barrels a day – an increase of 1.1 percent over March.

"It's a horse race right now," Helms said.

ND commodity groups: drought is causing hardship

Jun 14, 2021
D. Webster

North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum hosted commodity groups in Fargo to discuss how current drought conditions are affecting this year’s crop yields.

In short – it’s not good.

"It's the good, it's the bad, and it's the ugly. And unfortuately, there's more ugly than there is good or bad."

Wardner: Stay with 47 districts

Jun 14, 2021

North Dakota's Senate Majority Leader believes the number of Legislative districts should remain at 47.

A special committee on redistricting will start its work later this summer, and will redraw the lines based on Census data that will become available in August. The committee will also discuss the number of districts.

Sen. Rich Wardner (R-Dickinson) said he believes 47 has worked very well for Legislative districts. Wardner also said at 47, some rural districts will be lost, and areas with growing population will see districts added.

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, eight new individuals from six counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 110,440.

 

These results were from a pool of 355 tests for a daily positive rate of 2.88 percent.

 

Three of those positives were PCR tests, and five were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

 

Unclaimed property now easier to access

Jun 14, 2021
ND Department of Trust Lands

The state of North Dakota holds more than $107 million in unclaimed property – that is, money or property owed to individuals.

That unclaimed property is managed by the Board of University and School Lands.

And many people who have unclaimed property are not aware they have it.

The 2021 Legislature made some changes, to make it easier for people to claim it.

State Trust Lands Commissioner Jodi Smith said the changes make the process more seamless.

ND Health Dept confirms just seven new cases of COVID-19

Jun 13, 2021

According to the state health department’s coronavirus dashboard, seven new individuals from five counties have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the new statewide positive total to 110,432.

 

These results were from a pool of 764 tests for a daily positive rate of 1.21 percent.

 

Five of those positives were PCR tests, and two were antigen tests.

 

The cases broken down by county are:

 

 

 

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