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.
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.