BISMARCK, ND (KXNET) — New COVID-19 cases in North Dakota have decreased from the previous week, according to the latest weekly data from the North Dakota Department of Health released Friday.
For the week of April 14-20, 2023, new cases totaled 275, down 73 cases from the week before.
A total of 290,490 COVID-19 cases have been reported in the North Dakota since the health department began tracking the numbers in March 2020.
COVID numbers hit their highest mark during the week of January 14-20, 2022, when 15,922 cases were reported.
Through March 31, 2023, total of 37 people have died in North Dakota where COVID is listed as the leading cause of death, according to the most recent health department data posted online. A total of 306 people died in 2022 where COVID is listed as the leading cause of death, according to the most recent health department data posted online. The data reported is provisional, meaning the numbers are not yet considered official and may change.
Admissions to North Dakota hospitals involving COVID-19 case totaled 27 during the week, down 10 from last week.
The number of Intensive Care Unit beds occupied by COVID patients during the week totaled 2, down 4 from the week before.
The number of inpatient beds occupied by COVID patient during the week totaled 23, down 1 from the week before.
New COVID-19 cases by select counties during the week of April 14-20, 2023:
- Cass County: 51
- Burleigh County: 48
- Grand Forks County: 23
- Ward County: 21
- Morton County: 19
- Stark County: 16
- Rolette County: 14
- Williams County: 8
The health department compiles its weekly COVID data on a time frame that runs from the previous Friday to the current Thursday. The data is then reported weekly on Fridays.
You can find more COVID information at the North Dakota Department of Health website here.