Active COVID cases fall, hospitalizations rise in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. — On Monday, the North Dakota Department of Health reported 45 new positive cases of COVID-19 and a daily positivity rate of 3.09%.

Active cases fell by 34 to 571.

69 additional people have recovered from the virus; 97,836 have recovered so far in the pandemic.

25 people are currently hospitalized, up four from Sunday. Three of those patients are in the intensive care unit.

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graphic courtesy: ND DoH, via Twitter

The following counties have recorded new positive cases:

  • Cass County (Fargo) – 19 cases
  • Burleigh County (Bismarck) – five cases
  • Ward County (Minot) – five cases
  • Williams County (Williston) – two cases
  • Grand Forks County (Grand Forks) – one case

Three new deaths were added over the weekend, bringing the states death toll to 1,445 since the pandemic began.

133,262 North Dakota residents (18.2%) have received the first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, while 74,488 residents (10.2%) have received two doses.

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