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16 new COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday morning; total statewide is 142

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The North Dakota Department of Health Wednesday morning has confirmed 16 new cases of COVID-19 in North Dakota, bringing the statewide total to 142.

2 cases are among people between the ages of 10 to 19 — a male in Cass County and a female in Burke County.

A total of 23 people are hospitalized due to the virus.

3 people have died in North Dakota as a result of COVID-19.

Also, 34 people who tested positive for COVID-19 have since recovered out of the 142 confirmed cases.

24 of North Dakota’s 53 counties have confirmed cases of COVID-19.

With a few exceptions, all the affected counties form two rough, horizontal lines across the state, coinciding with Highway 2 and Interstate 94, and two rough, vertical lines coinciding with Highways 83 and 85.

Cass County has the most confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 34.

Burleigh County is second with 32.

Morton and Stark counties are third with 14 cases.

Other counties reporting confirmed COVID-19 cases:

  • Ward: 12
  • Mountrail: 6
  • Grand Forks: 5
  • Ramsey: 3
  • Willams: 3
  • Pierce: 2
  • McLean: 2
  • Burke: 2
  • Barnes: 2
  • Walsh: 1
  • Sioux: 1
  • Rolette: 1
  • Oliver: 1
  • McKenzie: 1
  • Mcintosh: 1
  • McHenry: 1
  • Grant: 1
  • Foster: 1
  • Dunn: 1
  • Divide: 1

A total of 4,493 tests have been conducted to date.

The health department is releasing test results twice a day. A second round of test results will be released this afternoon about 4:00 p.m., at the time of Gov. Burgum’s daily COVID-19 status update.

You can get more information on the COVID-19 cases in North Dakota here.

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