The North Dakota Department of Health Saturday morning confirmed 374 new cases of COVID-19 in the state during testing on November 26, bringing the total positives since testing began to 161,093.
The number of currently active COVID-19 cases in the state stands at 2,927 as of November 26, down 81 cases from November 25.
Active positives peaked on November 13, 2020, at 10,430. They declined to 148 by July 5, but rose again to a high of 4,601 on October 6.
Of the 374 new positives on November 26:
- 114 were in Cass County
- 49 were in Burleigh County
- 30 were in Grand Forks County
- 29 were in Ward County
- 20 were in Williams County
- 12 were in Stark County
- 11 were in Morton County
3 new deaths were reported on November 26. The North Dakota Department of Health says it no longer publicly provides COVID-19 death information by sex, age, and location.
So far in November, 88 people have died as a result of COVID-19, according to the health department’s COVID-19 web page.
In October, 165 people died as a result of COVID-19, the fourth-highest month for fatalities since COVID-19 tracking officially began in March 2020.
The most deaths in a month from COVID-19 came in November 2020, when 500 people died.
A total of 1,877 people have died so far in North Dakota as a result of COVID-19.
Of those, 1,553 are directly attributable to COVID-19 according to official death records. Another 314 deaths are where COVID-19 is not the primary cause of death. 10 death records are pending.
Recoveries and Active Cases
The health department reports 156,289 people are considered recovered from the 161,093 positive cases, an increase of 458 people from November 25.
The number of people reported recovered from COVID-19 on November 26 (458) is higher than the number of COVID-19 cases reported that day (374).
159 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19 as of November 26, down 19 from November 25. A total of 6,427 people have been hospitalized since pandemic record-keeping began in March 2020.
Breakthrough Infections and Hospitalizations
As of November 26, the total number of North Dakotans with up-to-date vaccinations stands at 366,710. A total of 13,263 people who were fully vaccinated have later tested positive for COVID-19. These are known as “breakthrough cases.”
A total of 542 people who were fully vaccinated and later tested positive for COVID-19 have been hospitalized. These are called “breakthrough hospitalizations.”
More on this data can be found directly on the NDDoH website by clicking here.
As of November 26, there have been 1,326 reinfections of COVID-19 since June 27, 2021. The NDDoH does not report whether these individuals who became reinfection were vaccinated.
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, 71 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.