November now the deadliest month from COVID-19 in North Dakota
BISMARCK, N.D. — November has become North Dakota’s deadliest month due to complications from COVID-19.
Figures released Tuesday by the Department of Health showed a record high of 37 deaths just in the last day. That brings the statewide death toll from coronavirus to 883. There have been 317 fatalities in November, surpassing the October tally of 295.
The state says there were 289 people hospitalized with COVID-19 on Tuesday, a decrease of 25. The most recent data shows 22 staffed intensive care unit beds and 223 staffed inpatient beds available in total statewide.
Statistics released Monday by The COVID Tracking Project list North Dakota’s death count as eighth highest per capita in the country at 112 deaths per 100,000 people.