5.6% daily rate 3,713 tests, 279 positive, 5 deaths

BISMARCK, ND (KFYR) – North Dakota confirmed a positive rate of 5.6% * on Wednesday. 279 tests were positive out of 3,713. There were 5 new deaths (1,243 in total). There have been 8,463 total vaccine doses administered in North Dakota (+2365 since yesterday) on 21,000 doses delivered. 118 are currently hospitalized due to COVID with 20 ICU beds occupied. 2,389 cases remain active.

* Rate based on ‘receptive test meetings.’ True rate based on all tests = 7.5%.

COVID-19 test results The results are from the previous day. Additional data can be found at NDDoH website.

OF THE NUMBERS

3,713 – Total tests from yesterday *

1,277,443 – Total tests completed since pandemic began

279 – Positive individuals from yesterday *****

186 – PCR test | 93 antigen test 90,723 – A total of positive individuals since the pandemic began

5.63% – Daily positivity **

2,389 – Total active cases

-50 people from yesterday

315 – Individuals recovered from yesterday (265 with a recovery date yesterday ****)

87,091 – Total recovered since the pandemic began

118 – Currently hospitalized

-17 – Individuals from yesterday

5 – New deaths *** (1,243 total deaths since pandemic began)

INDIVIDUALS, 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.

COMMON 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

* Please note that this includes PCR tests and does not include persons from outside the state.

** Persons who tested positive divided by the total number of tested persons who had not previously tested positive (receptive meetings). Antigen tests (positive or negative) are not included in the calculation.

*** Number of people who tested positive with a PCR or antigen test and died of any cause while infected with COVID-19. Remember that deaths are reported as they are reported to us by the facility or through the official death register (up to 10 days delay).

**** The current date for individuals is officially out of isolation and no longer contagious.

***** Daily positive numbers include individuals who tested with a PCR or antigen test. The totals can be adjusted as individuals are found to live outside the state, in another county or as other information is found during the investigation.

For descriptions of these categories, visit NDDoH dashboard.

For the most up-to-date 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 Web site at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus.

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