Bismarck approaches major milestone in coronavirus cases

Published: Jul. 6, 2021 at 3:25 PM CDT
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BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - A Bismarck hospital is on the threshold of a major coronavirus milestone.

As of Tuesday afternoon, there is only one COVID-19 patient hospitalized at CHI St. Alexius.

We’ll have more on the last patient and the hospital’s journey over the course of the pandemic as soon as more information becomes available.

Sanford Health Vice President Medical Officer Dr. Chris Meeker said in a statement: “As of July 7th, Sanford Bismarck Medical Center is treating two inpatients for the coronavirus. To continue to see infection rates decrease, we encourage everyone to get vaccinated.”

As of Tuesday, Trinity Hospital in Minot is treating four patients with COVID-19.

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