North Dakota sees no COVID-19 deaths for 5th time this month

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s rate of positive examinations for COVID-19 remained low in the health department’s daily update, which included its usual sparse amount of processed tests from the weekend.

The update Monday included 69 new cases from 2,194 tests, a positivity rate of 3.63%. No new deaths were reported Monday.

The COVID Tracking Project reports that North Dakota’s rolling average number of daily new cases over the past two weeks has decreased by more than 27%.

A total of 95,934 people have tested positive since the start of the pandemic.

The state has seen a steady decline of daily cases since peaking in mid-November and ranks 48th per capita in the country for new cases over the last two weeks.

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