Monday: 8.3% daily rate; 6,660 tests, 527 positive, 5 deaths
BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - North Dakota confirmed a positive rate of 8.3%* Monday. There are 173 currently hospitalized (+9 change) with 29 ICU beds occupied due to COVID. Out of 6,660 tests, 527 were positive. There were 5 new deaths (461 total). 6,446 active cases.
*Rate based on ‘susceptible test encounters.’ True rate based on all testing = 7.9%.
COVID-19 Test Results The results listed are from the previous day. Additional data can be found on the NDDoH website.
BY THE NUMBERS
6,660 – Total Tests from Yesterday*
822,605 – Total tests completed since the pandemic began
527 – Positive Individuals from Yesterday*****
38,241 – Total positive individuals since the pandemic began
8.28% – Daily Positivity Rate**
6,446 Total Active Cases
-60 Individuals from yesterday
577 – Individuals Recovered from Yesterday (431 with a recovery date of yesterday****)
31,334 – Total recovered since the pandemic began
173 – Currently Hospitalized
+9 - Individuals from yesterday
5 – New Deaths*** (461 total deaths since the pandemic began)
INDIVIDUALS WHO DIED WITH COVID-19 To simplify and clarify messaging around deaths, we will no longer be reporting underlying health conditions. For more information on the change, please view the October 23 news briefing beginning at 40:48. For more detailed information on deaths, please visit the NDDoH dashboard.
- Man in his 70s from Burleigh County.
- Man in his 70s from Cass County.
- Man in his 80s from Ramsey County.
- Man in his 30s from Sioux County.
- Woman in her 80s from Williams County.
COUNTIES WITH NEW POSITIVE CASES REPORTED TODAY
- Adams County - 2
- Barnes County - 3
- Benson County – 1
- Bottineau County – 5
- Bowman County – 2
- Burke County - 1
- Burleigh County - 89
- Cass County – 136
- Dickey County – 18
- Divide County - 1
- Eddy County – 1
- Emmons County - 1
- Foster County – 1
- Grand Forks County – 53
- Grant County - 1
- Hettinger County – 1
- Kidder County - 2
- LaMoure County - 3
- Logan County – 1
- McHenry County – 5
- McIntosh County - 1
- McKenzie County – 9
- McLean County - 4
- Mercer County - 6
- Morton County – 24
- Mountrail County – 5
- Pembina County - 1
- Pierce County - 2
- Ramsey County – 14
- Ransom County – 7
- Renville County - 2
- Richland County – 3
- Rolette County – 8
- Sargent County – 1
- Sheridan County - 3
- Stark County – 9
- Steele County - 1
- Stutsman County – 15
- Traill County - 8
- Walsh County - 5
- Ward County – 61
- Wells County - 1
- Williams County – 10
* 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. There is a lag in the time deaths are reported to the NDDoH. **** 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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