North Dakota adds 47 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths for second straight day

BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Department of Health reported 47 new COVID-19 cases, for a positivity rate of about 3.6%. Active cases rose by five to 767.

Hospitalizations fell by two to 36, and six of those patients are currently in intensive care. Just under 3,000 staffed beds are available statewide.

38 additional people have recovered from the virus, putting the total number of recoveries at 96,445.

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graphic courtesy: ND DOH, via Twitter

No deaths were reported on Monday, leaving the states death toll at 1,431 since the pandemic began.

Access to free rapid COVID-19 screening is expanding across the state, as five cities in North Dakota have added additional testing centers this week.

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graphic courtesy: ND DOH, via Twitter

For additional information on available screenings, visit the North Dakota Department of Health online here.

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