ND & MN COVID-19

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North Dakota’s daily COVID-19 positivity rate is at its lowest point in almost two weeks. Today’s (Thu’s) figure of 3 percent is the lowest mark since a 2.91 percent reading on Jan. 2.

New cases rose slightly to 248, led by 54 in Cass County…with 19 in Grand Forks County.

Active cases also increased slightly to 1,764 today… with 148 in Grand Forks County.

The state reports eight new deaths (ND death toll: 1,365).

78 people are hospitalized…with 10 in ICU.

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Minnesota added 1,598 new cases today (8 in Polk County).

There are 43 new deaths (MN death toll: 5,817.)

645 are hospitalized, including 131 in intensive care.

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ND BY THE NUMBERS

9,471 – Total Tests from yesterday*

1,435,657 – Total tests completed since the pandemic began

248 – Positive Individuals from Yesterday*****

179 – PCR Tests | 69 - Antigen Tests
95,378 – Total positive individuals since the pandemic began

3.00% – Daily Positivity Rate**

1,764 - Total Active Cases

+15 Individuals from yesterday.

194 – with a recovery date of yesterday****

92,249 – Total recovered since the pandemic began

78 – Currently Hospitalized

+6 - Individuals from yesterday.

8 – New Deaths*** (1,365 total deaths since the pandemic began)

INDIVIDUALS WHO DIED WITH COVID-19

· Woman in her 70s from Burleigh County.

· Man in his 70s from Cass County.

· Man in his 90s from Cass County.

· Man in his 90s from Emmons County.

· Man in his 70s from Pembina County.

· Woman in her 70s from Sargent County.

· Man in his 60s from Ward County.

· Man in his 80s from Ward County.

COUNTIES WITH NEW POSITIVE CASES REPORTED TODAY

· Adams County – 4

· Barnes County – 2

· Bowman County – 6

· Burke County - 3

· Burleigh County - 35

· Cass County – 54

· Dickey County – 1

· Eddy County – 1

· Golden Valley County - 14

· Grand Forks County – 19

· McKenzie County – 2

· McLean County - 3

· Morton County – 12

· Mountrail County - 1

· Nelson County – 4

· Pierce County - 2

· Ramsey County – 6

· Richland County – 9

· Rolette County – 1

· Sioux County - 2

· Stark County – 20

· Stutsman County – 5

· Traill County – 3

· Walsh County - 8

· Ward County – 19

· Williams County - 12

* Note that this includes PCR and antigen; it does not include individuals from out of state.

**Individuals (PCR or antigen) who tested positive divided by the total number of people tested who have not previously tested positive (susceptible encounters).

*** Number of individuals who tested positive with a PCR or antigen test and died from any cause while infected with COVID-19. Please remember that deaths are reported as they’re reported to us by the facility or through the official death record (up to 10-day delay).


**** The actual date individuals are officially out of isolation and no longer contagious.


*****Daily positive numbers include people who tested with a PCR or antigen test. Totals may be adjusted as individuals are found to live out of state, in another county, or as other information is found during investigation.

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