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Wednesday: 5.4% daily rate; 6,969 tests, 341 positive, 5 deaths

North Dakota COVID-19 case count update
North Dakota COVID-19 case count update(KFYR-TV)
Published: Jan. 6, 2021 at 11:15 AM CST
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BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - North Dakota confirmed a positive rate of 5.4% Wednesday. 341 tests were positive out of 6,969. There were 5 new deaths (1,334 total). 85 are currently hospitalized due to COVID with 13 ICU beds occupied. 1,987 cases remain active. As of Tuesday 1/5**, there have been 22,241 total vaccine doses administered in North Dakota.

*Rate based on ‘susceptible test encounters.’ True rate based on all testing = 4.9%. **Vaccine data is reported weekly every Tuesday.

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

BY THE NUMBERS

6,969 – Total Tests from yesterday*

1,381,931 – Total tests completed since the pandemic began

341 – Positive Individuals from Yesterday*****

247 – PCR Tests | 94 - antigen tests 93,832 – Total positive individuals since the pandemic began

5.39% – Daily Positivity Rate**

1,987 - Total Active Cases

+103 Individuals from yesterday.

208 – with a recovery date of yesterday****

90,511 – Total recovered since the pandemic began

95 – Currently Hospitalized

+2 - Individuals from yesterday.

5 – New Deaths*** (1,334 total deaths since the pandemic began)

INDIVIDUALS WHO DIED WITH COVID-19

  • Man in his 90s from Benson County.
  • Woman in her 100s from Burleigh County.
  • Woman in her 60s from Cass County.
  • Woman in her 60s from Cass County.
  • Woman in her 80s from Morton County.

COUNTIES WITH NEW POSITIVE CASES REPORTED TODAY

· Adams County - 1

· Barnes County – 5

· Bottineau County - 2

· Burleigh County - 47

· Cass County – 53

· Cavalier County - 1

· Dickey County – 1

· Divide County - 2

· Dunn County – 1

· Emmons County – 6

· Foster County – 2

· Golden Valley County - 3

· Grand Forks County – 25

· Grant County – 1

· Griggs County - 1

· Hettinger County – 1

· Kidder County - 1

· LaMoure County – 3

· Logan County – 1

· McHenry County – 3

· McIntosh County - 1

· McKenzie County - 8

· McLean County – 1

· Mercer County - 5

· Morton County – 20

· Mountrail County – 4

· Nelson County – 1

· Pembina County – 1

· Pierce County - 1

· Ramsey County – 4

· Ransom County – 4

· Richland County - 2

· Rolette County – 56

· Sheridan County - 1

· Sioux County – 2

· Stark County – 22

· Steele County - 1

· Stutsman County – 6

· Towner County – 1

· Traill County - 1

· Walsh County - 7

· Ward County – 22

· Wells County - 3

· Williams County - 7

* Note that this includes PCR and antigen; it does not include individuals from out of state.

**Individuals (PCR or antigen) 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 with a PCR or antigen test and died from any cause while infected with COVID-19. Please remember that deaths are reported as they’re reported to us by the facility or through the official death record (up to 10-day delay).

**** The actual date individuals are officially out of isolation and no longer contagious.

*****Daily positive numbers include people who tested with a PCR or antigen test. 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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