North Dakota sees no COVID-19 deaths, double-digit new cases for second straight day

BISMARCK, N.D. — For two days in a row, the North Dakota Department of Health has reported zero coronavirus deaths and daily new positives only in the double digits.

58 new cases were confirmed out of 2,144 tests for a positivity rate of 3.14%. An additional 66 people have recovered, bringing the total number of recoveries to 94,381. The number of active cases in the state is now 1,082.

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graphic courtesy: ND DOH, via Twitter

50 patients are currently hospitalized statewide, with seven of those individuals requiring intensive care (ICU).

The following counties have recorded new positive cases:

  • Cass County (Fargo) – 14 cases
  • Burleigh County (Bismarck) – nine cases
  • Grand Forks County (Grand Forks) – nine case
  • Williams County (Williston) – five cases
  • Ward County (Minot) – three cases
  • Stark County (Dickinson)– two cases

The death toll, after reaching 500 in November, currently stands at 60 for the month of January, with a week to go until months end. 1,411 people have died since the pandemic began.

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