Coronavirus Information Center
Severe weather outlook South Dakota

7 deaths, 632 new cases of COVID-19 in ND, active cases statewide are 3,104


The North Dakota Department of Health Tuesday morning confirmed 632 new cases of COVID-19 in the state during testing on September 20, bringing the total positives since testing began to 126,642.

The number of currently active COVID-19 cases in the state stands at 3,104 as of September 20, down 129 cases from September 19.

The last time active positives were this high was December 12, 2020, when 3,288 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 632 new positives on September 20:

  • 130 were in Burleigh County
  • 120 were in Cass County
  • 51 were in Stark County
  • 43 were in Grand Forks County
  • 38 were in Morton County
  • 31 were in Ward County
  • 16 were in Williams County

7 deaths were reported on September 20. The North Dakota Department of Health says it no longer publicly provides COVID-19 death information by sex, age, and location.

A total of 1,593 people have died so far in North Dakota as a result of COVID-19.

Of those, 1,303 are directly attributable to COVID-19 according to official death records. Another 275 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 121,945 people are considered recovered from the 126,642 positive cases, an increase of 502 people from September 20.

The number of people reported recovered from COVID-19 on September 20 (502) is lower than the number of new COVID-19 cases reported that day (632).


124 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19 as of September 20, up 4 from September 19. A total of 5,043 people have been hospitalized since pandemic record-keeping began in March 2020.

Breakthrough Infections and Hospitalizations

As of September 20, the total number of North Dakotans fully vaccinated stands at 333,514. A total of 3,664 people who were fully vaccinated tested positive for COVID-19.

A total of 191 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 20, there have been 435 reinfections of COVID-19 since June 27, 2021. The NDDoH does not report whether these individuals who became reinfection were vaccinated.

Other Data

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, 64.7 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.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Top Stories

More Top Stories

COVID Symptoms infographic

North Dakota Resources

North Dakota Resources

More Resources


More Don't Miss

KX News Trending Stories