The state reported two deaths on Sunday-a woman in her 80s from Burleigh County and a man in his 90s from Ward County.
The number of hospitalizations dropped sharply in December. The state reported that 319 people were hospitalized earlier this month. Today, 106 people are hospitalized due to COVID-19 in North Dakota, and 14.06% of the state’s staff are equipped with hospital beds.
Cass and Burleigh counties continue to report the most cases in the state. Cass County added 38 cases, while Burleigh County, including Cases, reported 18 new cases.
Neighboring Morton County and Stark County now have 103 cases and 73 cases, respectively. Grand Forks County recorded 1
Currently, every county except Billings and Sheridan has active cases.
Ward and Burleigh counties had the highest death toll, with 170 deaths from COVID-19. Cass County followed closely, with 164 deaths, and Morton County with 86.
The number of COVID-19 deaths in Po County, Jingu County and Billings County was zero.
Barnes, Bowman, Burke, Dickey, LaMoure, Logan, McKenzie, Morton, Ramsey, Ransom, Richland, Rolette, Sioux, Stark, Stutsman, Towner, Trail and Williams counties each added five or fewer new cases.
A total of 1,924 tests were conducted and 88,177 North Dakotans were recovered from COVID-19.
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