No deaths, 6 new cases of COVID-19 in ND; active cases statewide are 147


The North Dakota Department of Health Sunday morning confirmed 6 new cases of COVID-19 in the state during testing June 26, bringing the total positives since testing began to 110,663.

The number of currently active COVID-19 cases in the state stands at 147 as of June 26. That’s a decrease of 20 from June 25.

Active cases haven’t been this low since April 9, 2020, when 142 active cases were reported.

Active positives peaked on November 13, 2020, at 10,411. They declined to 564 on February 28 of this year, but then began rising once more. They peaked again on April 1 at 1,227 cases, but have been declining since then.

Of the 6 new positives on June 26:

  • 2 were in McHenry County
  • 1 was in Burleigh County
  • 1 was in McKenzie County
  • 1 was in Ward County
  • 1 was in Grand Forks County


No new deaths were reported June 26. The North Dakota Department of Health says it no longer publicly provides COVID-19 death information by sex, age and location.

A total of 1,528 people have died so far in North Dakota as a result of COVID-19.

Of those, 1,253 are directly attributable to COVID-19 according to official death records. Another 264 deaths are where COVID-19 is not the primary cause of death. A total of 11 death records are pending.

Recoveries and Active Cases

The health department reports 108,988 people are considered recovered from the 110,663 positive cases, an increase of 26 from June 25.

The number of people reported recovered from COVID-19 on June 26 (26) is higher than the number of new COVID-19 cases reported that day (6).


12 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19 as of June 26, down 1 from June 25. A total of 4,344 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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