The North Dakota Department of Health Saturday morning confirmed 455 new cases of COVID-19 in the state during testing on September 3, bringing the total positives since testing began to 119,383.
The number of currently active COVID-19 cases in the state stands at 2,971 as of September 3, up 6 cases from September 2.
The last time active positives were this high was December 13, 2020, when 3,008 active cases were reported.
Active positives peaked on November 13, 2020, at 10,409. They declined to 120 by July 5, but have been steadily rising since then.
Of the 455 new positives on September 2:
- 103 were in Cass County
- 66 were in Burleigh County
- 37 were in Ward County
- 36 were in Williams County
- 33 were in McKenzie County
- 28 were in Ward County
- 17 were in Stark County
No deaths were reported on September 3. The North Dakota Department of Health says it no longer publicly provides COVID-19 death information by sex, age, and location.
A total of 1,564 people have died so far in North Dakota as a result of COVID-19.
Of those, 1,278 are directly attributable to COVID-19 according to official death records. Another 271 deaths are where COVID-19 is not the primary cause of death. A total of 15 death records are pending.
Recoveries and Active Cases
The health department reports 114,848 people are considered recovered from the 119,383 positive cases, an increase of 364 people from September 2.
The number of people reported recovered from COVID-19 on September 3 (364) is lower than the number of new COVID-19 cases reported that day (455).
100 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19 as of September 3, which is down 5 people from September 2. A total of 4,749 people have been hospitalized since pandemic record-keeping began in March 2020.
Breakthrough Infections and Hospitalizations
As of September 3, the total number of North Dakotans fully vaccinated stands at 322,577. A total of 2,116 people who were fully vaccinated tested positive for COVID-19.
A total of 134 people who were fully vaccinated and tested positive for COVID-19 have been hospitalized.
More on this data can be found directly on the NDDoH website by clicking here.
Since tracking began, COVID-19 cases have been reported at one time or another in all 53 of North Dakota’s counties.
Those in the 20 to 29 year age range have the most positive cases among those tested to date.
According to the data, 62 percent of all North Dakotans have been tested for COVID-19.
The results listed today cover all testing performed the previous day.
You can read more on the daily statistics as well as other COVID-19 information and resources at the North Dakota Department of Health website here.