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Sunday: 3.6% daily rate; 4,781 tests, 152 positive, 3 deaths

North Dakota COVID-19 case count update
North Dakota COVID-19 case count update(KFYR-TV)
Published: Jan. 17, 2021 at 11:11 AM CST
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BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - North Dakota confirmed a positive rate of 3.6%* Sunday. There are 85 currently hospitalized due to COVID. Out of 4,781 tests, 152 were positive. There were 3 new deaths (1384 total). 1,460 active cases.

BY THE NUMBERS

4,781 – Total Tests from yesterday*

1,452,510 – Total tests completed since the pandemic began

152 – Positive Individuals from Yesterday*****

135 – PCR Tests | 17 - Antigen Tests95,864 – Total positive individuals since the pandemic began

3.61% – Daily Positivity Rate**

1,460 - Total Active Cases

-53 Individuals from yesterday.

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

93,020 – Total recovered since the pandemic began

85 – Currently Hospitalized

-10 - Individuals from yesterday.

3 – New Deaths*** (1,384 total deaths since the pandemic began)

INDIVIDUALS WHO DIED WITH COVID-19

  • Man in his 90s from Grand Forks County.
  • Man in his 60s from Rolette County.
  • Man in his 90s from Traill County.

COUNTIES WITH NEW POSITIVE CASES REPORTED TODAY

· Adams County – 6

· Benson County – 2

· Burke County – 1

· Burleigh County – 28

· Cass County – 41

· Dickey County – 1

· Eddy County – 2

· Emmons County – 2

· Foster County – 1

· Golden Valley County – 1

· Grand Forks County – 14

· Grant County – 1

· Griggs County – 1

· McKenzie County – 2

· McLean County – 1

· Morton County – 8

· Pembina County – 1

· Pierce County – 1

· Richland County – 6

· Rolette County – 1

· Sargent County – 1

· Sioux County – 3

· Stark County – 2

· Steele County – 2

· Towner County – 4

· Traill County – 3

· Walsh County – 3

· Ward County – 8

· Williams County – 5

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

*Rate based on ‘susceptible test encounters.’ True rate based on all testing = 3.2%.

**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 FacebookTwitter and Instagram and visit the CDC website at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus.

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