Record number of people tested for coronavirus in Fort Yates

Published: Jun. 20, 2020 at 9:46 PM CDT
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More than 800 people were tested for coronavirus in Fort Yates on Saturday.

The tests were administered through a partnership between the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe-Incident Command, the North Dakota National Guard and Indian Health Services.

Saturday's 854 tests is a record for the most tests done in one day on a tribal nation in the state.

So far, Standing Rock has tested 1,811 people with just 30 positive results.