Health Department offers travel recommendations, reports 2 more COVID-19 deaths | Health

Alonzo Osche

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The department’s coronavirus dashboard on Wednesday showed two newly confirmed virus-related deaths.

The state no longer publicly reports the county, sex and age range of newly confirmed deaths, but the total number of coronavirus-related deaths stood at 1,509, two more than Tuesday’s total. Burleigh and Morton counties’ death totals did not change, at 192 and 100, respectively.

There were 69 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases from 3,574 daily tests; the state calculated a positivity rate of 2.67{20335960d828ac45ef5fde98a5aa7f4c1fb21de0715bafc997f46433d5bf3454}. 

Since the onset of the pandemic in March 2020 there have been 109,780 confirmed virus cases in North Dakota, with 107,738 recoveries and 4,270 hospitalizations. Thirty-eight COVID-19 patients remained in a hospital Wednesday, down four from Tuesday.

Active virus cases statewide were stable, at 533, with 111 in Burleigh-Morton counties.

About 586,000 total doses of the three available COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in North Dakota, with about 87,000 doses in Burleigh-Morton counties, according to the state’s vaccine dashboard. It shows just over 45{20335960d828ac45ef5fde98a5aa7f4c1fb21de0715bafc997f46433d5bf3454} of eligible North Dakota adults are considered fully vaccinated. Just over 7{20335960d828ac45ef5fde98a5aa7f4c1fb21de0715bafc997f46433d5bf3454} of adolescents in the 12-18 age group are considered fully vaccinated. Shots for teens just got underway last week.

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