North Dakota health officials reported Morton County COVID-19 testing, daily record of daily cases, active cases and hospitalizations, and four new deaths last Friday. The state death toll exceeds 500.
The number of active cases surged to 7,275. In the past two days, they have increased by more than 1,000. Active cases in Burleigh and Morton counties also reached a pandemic high for the second day in a row, totaling 1,579.
The number of hospitalizations related to the coronavirus increased again across the state, reaching 1
State data shows that North Dakota has 16 staffed intensive care beds and 211 staffed hospital beds on Friday. Sanford Health Bismarck has one staffed intensive care bed and three staffed hospital beds. The CHI St. Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck has one intensive care bed and two ward beds.
On Friday, the health department reported 13 more deaths across the state, bringing the total number of pandemics to 512. A Morton County man and woman in their 80s and two women in their 90s are the new dead, including victims in Bottineau County, Big Fork, Grant, Logan, Mountrell, Rowlett, and Rael and Williams. The total number of deaths in Morton County is now 54, and Burleigh’s death toll is 78.
The state has reported 1,357 new COVID-19 cases statewide, which is higher than the record of 1,222 cases set the previous day. The new cases include 187 in Burleigh and 79 in Morton, bringing the total number of pandemics in the state to 42,483.