The North Dakota Department of Health Wednesday morning confirmed 637 new cases of COVID-19 in the state during testing on September 7, bringing the total positives since testing began to 120,602.
The number of currently active COVID-19 cases in the state stands at 2,714 as of September 7, up 182 cases from September 6.
The last time active positives were this high was September 18, 2020, when 2,758 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 637 new positives on September 7:
- 139 were in Cass County
- 106 were in Burleigh County
- 63 were in Grand Forks County
- 39 were in Stutsman County
- 38 were in Stark County
- 28 were in Ward County
- 27 were in Morton County
3 deaths were reported on September 7. The North Dakota Department of Health says it no longer publicly provides COVID-19 death information by sex, age, and location.
A total of 1,567 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 18 death records are pending.
Recoveries and Active Cases
The health department reports 116,321 people are considered recovered from the 120,602 positive cases, an increase of 455 people from September 6.
The number of people reported recovered from COVID-19 on September 7 (455) is lower than the number of new COVID-19 cases reported that day (637).
94 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19 as of September 7. A total of 4,803 people have been hospitalized since pandemic record-keeping began in March 2020.
Breakthrough Infections and Hospitalizations
As of September 7, the total number of North Dakotans fully vaccinated stands at 324,714. A total of 2,438 people who were fully vaccinated tested positive for COVID-19.
A total of 147 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.
As of September 7, there have been 259 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, 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.