1 death, 20 new COVID-19 cases in ND; active cases statewide are 264


The North Dakota Department of Health Wednesday morning confirmed 20 new cases of COVID-19 in the state during testing June 15, bringing the total positives since testing began to 110,492.

The number of currently active COVID-19 cases in the state stands at 264 as of June 15. That’s down 8 cases from June 14.

Active cases haven’t been this low since June 24, 2020, when 263 active cases were reported.

Active positives peaked on November 13, 2020, at 10,412. They declined to 582 on February 28 of this year, but then began rising once more. They peaked again on April 1 at 1,246 cases, but have been declining since then.

Of the 20 new positives on June 15:

  • 3 were in Burleigh County
  • 3 were in Williams County
  • 3 were in Grand Forks County1 was in Cass County
  • 2 were in Stark County
  • 1 was in Morton County
  • 0 were in Ward County


One new death was reported. The North Dakota Department of Health says it no longer publicly provides COVID-19 death information by sex, age and location.

A total of 1,522 people have died so far in North Dakota as a result of COVID-19.

Of those, 1,250 are directly attributable to COVID-19 according to official death records. Another 262 deaths are where COVID-19 is not the primary cause of death. A total of 9 death records are pending.

Recoveries and Active Cases

The health department reports 108,706 people are considered recovered from the 110,492 positive cases, an increase of 28 from June 14.

The number of people reported recovered from COVID-19 on June 15 (28) is higher than the number of new COVID-19 cases reported that day (20).


25 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19 as of June 15, up 5 from June 14. A total of 4,336 people have been hospitalized since pandemic record-keeping began in March 2020.

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, 58 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.

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