The deceased – two men and two women – were from the counties of Burleigh, Grand Forks and Williams. Two men were in their 40s, while women were in their 80s and 90s.
Only 40 residents have died due to COVID-19 in the state. In North Dakota, 1.4% of people infected with the virus have died.
133 new virus cases were reported in the state on Saturday. Cass County of Fargo led the state with 27 new cases, while Burley County of Bismarck added 13 cases. Rowlett County and Williston Williams County each reported 11 new cases.
Grand Forks County registered a total of eight new cases. Morton, Ramsey and Ward counties each added seven new cases.
Barnes, Benson, Bottineau, Bowman, Dickey, Emmons, Hettinger, Logan, Mackintosh, McKenzie, McLean, Mercer, Mountrill, Oliver, Richland, Stark, Steele, Steeler, Traylor, Walsh, and Wells each counted six rooftops. Case of Kovid 19.
New cases emerged from 3,219 trials, marking a daily positivity of 4.5%.
The department reported 73 new recoveries. About 96% of those infected with COVID-19 have been recovered in the state.
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Statewide active cases increased slightly from Thursday, December 24. A total of 2,329 in active cases increased from Saturday, Thursday to eight.
Cass County’s 530 active cases led the state on Saturday, a 16% drop from last Saturday’s figure.
Burleigh County reported a 27% drop in active cases over the past seven days. The county received a total of 283 active cases on Saturday.
Ward County posted 153 active cases on Saturday; Stutsman County of Jamestown registered 138 active cases.
Grand Forks County tallied 132 active cases on Saturday, while Williams County and Morton County reported 121 and 112 active cases, respectively.
Nationwide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 18,391,571 COVID-19 cases and 325,096 deaths for the virus as of Thursday afternoon.
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