ND adds 138 cases of COVID-19, state Senator among them

BISMARCK, N.D. —  North Dakota State Senator Terry Wanzek has tested positive for COVID-19, and will quarantine for 10 days following the diagnosis. Wanzek stated that he does not believe he had any close contacts in the legislature and has been wearing his mask while in session.

Wanzek’s positive test was accompanied by 137 others. 3,810 total tests were conducted, resulting in a daily positivity rate of about 4.24%. The state currently has 1,234 active coronavirus cases. An additional 220 recoveries were added, bringing the total number of recoveries to 93,451.

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graphic courtesy: ND DOH, via Twitter

The following counties have reported new COVID-19 cases:

  • Ward County (Minot) – 20
  • Cass County (Fargo) – 18
  • Grand Forks County (Grand Forks) – 17
  • Burleigh County (Bismarck) – 16
  • Williams County (Williston) – 10
  • Stark County (Dickinson)– 2

North Dakota reported two additional deaths on Tuesday, one each in Cass and Ward Counties. The states death toll now stands at 1,386 since the pandemic began.

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