The North Dakota Department of Health reported on Saturday that the number of deaths and hospitalizations related to COVID-19 has increased due to officials dealing with temporary delays in vaccine delivery.
Health officials reported 85 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of pandemics in the state to 99,228. According to reports, two more people died, bringing the total number of pandemic deaths in North Dakota to 1,437 people and 97,002 cases of recovery.
The death toll reached its highest point in November last year, with 498 deaths. The number dropped to 282 in December and 76 in January. As of February, 11 people have died from the coronavirus.
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According to Department of Health spokesperson Paul Tipple, North Dakota did not receive the expected vaccine shipments on Tuesday or Thursday due to the severe winters in other parts of the country.
It is expected to resume shipments as soon as possible on Monday. They will include doses not received by the state this week.
More than 400,000 North Dakota COVID-19 have been tested, and more than 177,000 initial doses of vaccine have been tested.