HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Just a note that there will not be a daily news release or updated website/dashboard on Christmas Day - Friday, December 25. Everything will be updated as usual on Saturday. If you wish to find the daily breakout for Friday (Thursday’s results), you can find them on Saturday in the public data download found at the bottom of the website. Wishing you a happy and healthy holiday season. - Nicole Peske, NDDoH
BY THE NUMBERS
3,713 – Total Tests from Yesterday*
1,277,443 – Total tests completed since the pandemic began
279 – Positive Individuals from Yesterday*****
186 – PCR Tests | 93 antigen tests
90,723 – Total positive individuals since the pandemic began
5.63% – Daily Positivity Rate**
2,389 - Total Active Cases
-50 Individuals from Yesterday
315 – Individuals Recovered from Yesterday (265 with a recovery date of yesterday****)
87,091 – Total recovered since the pandemic began
118 – Currently Hospitalized
-17 - Individuals from yesterday
5 – New Deaths*** (1,243 total deaths since the pandemic began)
INDIVIDUALS WHO DIED WITH COVID-19
- Woman in her 50s from Barnes County.
- Man in his 80s from Burleigh County.
- Man in his 80s from Cass County.
- Man in his 70s from McLean County.
- Woman in her 80s from Ward County.
COUNTIES WITH NEW POSITIVE CASES REPORTED TODAY
- Barnes County – 5
- Benson County – 10
- Bottineau County – 4
- Bowman County - 1
- Burke County - 1
- Burleigh County - 24
- Cass County – 52
- Cavalier County – 1
- Dickey County - 4
- Eddy County – 1
- Emmons County - 2
- Foster County – 4
- Grand Forks County – 17
- Griggs County – 2
- LaMoure County – 1
- McHenry County – 1
- McKenzie County - 5
- Mercer County - 4
- Morton County – 10
- Mountrail County - 1
- Nelson County – 1
- Oliver County - 2
- Pembina County – 2
- Pierce County – 2
- Ramsey County – 6
- Richland County - 10
- Rolette County – 9
- Sioux County - 5
- Stark County – 13
- Stutsman County – 31
- Towner County - 1
- Traill County – 2
- Walsh County - 5
- Ward County – 17
- Wells County – 1
- Williams County - 22
* Note that this includes PCR tests and does not include individuals from out of state.
**Individuals who tested positive divided by the total number of people tested who have not previously tested positive (susceptible encounters). Antigen tests (positive or negative) are not included in the calculation.
*** 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.