ND COVID-19 numbers drop for fourth straight day

BISMARCK, N.D.  — The North Dakota Department of Health confirmed 366 new cases of the coronavirus on Monday – the fourth straight day that positive tests have dropped. After leading the country in number of virus cases per capita for weeks, the state is now fourth in the nation according to Johns Hopkins University researchers.

4,758 cases are considered active, with Cass County currently the only county in the state with active positives over 1,000.

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graphic courtesy: ND DOH, via Twitter

978 new cases were reported last Thursday, followed by 852 positives Friday, 558 on Saturday, and 474 on Sunday.

For the first time since mid-October, the 14-day rolling average positivity rate has dropped below 10%.

One in every 176 people in North Dakota tested positive in the past week.

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