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Thursday: 7.1% daily rate; 7,022 tests, 471 positive, 8 deaths

North Dakota COVID-19 case count update
North Dakota COVID-19 case count update(KFYR-TV)
Published: Sep. 24, 2020 at 11:22 AM CDT
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BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - North Dakota confirmed a positive rate of 7.1%* Thursday. There are 89 people currently hospitalized (+0 since yesterday) with 9.0% of ICU beds occupied. Out of 7,022 tests, 471 were positive. There were 8 new deaths. Active cases are at 3,482.

*Rate based on ‘susceptible test encounters.’ True rate based on all testing = 6.7%.

COVID-19 Test Results The results listed are from the previous day. Additional data can be found on the NDDoH website.

BY THE NUMBERS

7,022 – Total Tests from Yesterday*

603,207 – Total tests completed since pandemic began

471 – Positive Individuals from Yesterday*****

19,451 – Total positive individuals since pandemic began

7.09% – Daily Positivity Rate**

3,482 – Total Active Cases

+180 Individuals from yesterday

281 – Individuals Recovered from Yesterday (186 with a recovery date of yesterday****)

15,757 – Total recovered since pandemic began

89 – Currently Hospitalized

+0 - Individuals from yesterday

8 – New Deaths*** (211 total deaths since the pandemic began)

*The website currently shows 212 deaths and will be updated shortly.

INDIVIDUALS WHO DIED WITH COVID-19

  • Woman in her 70s from Benson County with underlying health conditions.
  • Man in his 80s from Burleigh County with underlying health conditions.
  • Woman in her 90s from Burleigh County with underlying health conditions.
  • Man in his 90s from Morton County with underlying health conditions.
  • Man in his 70s from Morton County with underlying health conditions.
  • Woman in her 80s from Morton County with underlying health conditions.
  • Man in his 90s from Ward County with no underlying health conditions.
  • Woman in her 60s from Ward County with underlying health conditions.

COUNTIES WITH NEW POSITIVE CASES REPORTED TODAY

  • Barnes County - 11
  • Benson County – 2
  • Bottineau County – 12
  • Burke County - 1
  • Burleigh County - 118
  • Cass County – 78
  • Divide County - 1
  • Eddy County - 8
  • Emmons County – 12
  • Grand Forks County – 29
  • Grant County – 1
  • Hettinger County - 1
  • LaMoure County - 6
  • Logan County – 4
  • McHenry County - 1
  • McKenzie County - 10
  • McLean County - 1
  • Mercer County - 9
  • Morton County – 43
  • Mountrail County - 4
  • Nelson County – 2
  • Pembina County – 7
  • Ramsey County – 8
  • Ransom County – 1
  • Renville County – 5
  • Richland County – 9
  • Rolette County - 3
  • Sargent County – 4
  • Sheridan County - 1
  • Sioux County - 1
  • Stark County – 31
  • Stutsman County – 5
  • Towner County - 2
  • Traill County – 5
  • Walsh County - 5
  • Ward County – 18
  • Williams County – 12

* Note that this does not include individuals from out of state and has been updated to reflect the most recent information discovered after cases were investigated.

**Individuals who tested positive divided by the total number of people tested who have not previously tested positive (susceptible encounters).

*** Number of individuals who tested positive and died from any cause while infected with COVID-19. **** The actual date individuals are officially out of isolation and no longer contagious.

******Totals may be adjusted as individuals are found to live out of state, in another county, or as other information is found during investigation.

For descriptions of these categories, visit the NDDoH dashboard.

For the most updated and timely information and updates related to COVID-19, visit the NDDoH website at www.health.nd.gov/coronavirus, follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and visit the CDC website at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus.

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