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Election Day voting in Grand Forks Co. will only be held at Alerus Center

GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. – There will only be one polling place on Election Day in Grand Forks County. County Auditor Debbie Nelson says the county has moved to vote by mail and ballots can only be cast at the Alerus Center on November third. The decision was made because of the coronavirus pandemic. People can also take part in…

North Dakota reports 436 new COVID-19 cases and eight new deaths Friday

Cass County accounts for 4,984 of the total positive cases and 77 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 436 new COVID-19 cases and eight new deaths on Friday. Thirty-nine counties report new cases. Stark County reports the most new cases with 101 and Cass County the second most with 57. Three men and five woman from four counties died. All eight people had underlying health conditions. North Dakota’s COVID-19…

Amended Quarantine Order Now Rescinded In North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. — An order amended by interim State Health Officer Dr. Paul Mariani on Wednesday for quarantining of close contacts of positive COVID-19 cases is being rescinded. The rescinded order had expanded an existing quarantine order for household contacts to apply to all close contacts. Previously the order referred only to household contacts. Department of Health clarified that the…

North Dakota reports 471 new COVID-19 cases and eight deaths Thursday

Cass County accounts for 4,927 of the total positive cases and 77 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 471 new COVID-19 cases and eight new deaths on Thursday. Thirty-seven counties report new cases. Burleigh County reports the most new cases with 118 and Cass County the second most with 78. Four men and four woman from three counties died. All but one person had underlying health conditions. North Dakota’s…

ND’s new Covid-19 plans include re-prioritizing nurses & a new test

High-speed testing and new developments to better care for health-care workers and those in long-term facilities

NORTH DAKOTA – With case numbers still on the rise, Governor Doug Burgum is moving 12 counties into a higher risk level and lowering three others. He says the state is coming up with new ways of handling COVID-19. Burgum’s plans for nurses and high-speed testing are some of the ways he’s hoping the state can better control the corona…

All close contacts required to quarantine for 14 days following amended order

BISMARCK, N.D.–Anyone identified as a close contact to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 will now be required to quarantine for 14 days. Interim State Health Officer Dr. Paul Mariani amended the quarantine order on Wednesday. Previously, the order only required household contacts to quarantine. Mariani said, “Whenever possible, all close contacts of individuals infected with COVID-19 should stay…

North Dakota reports 475 new COVID-19 cases and seven new deaths Wednesday

Cass County accounts for 4,849 of the total positive cases and 77 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 475 new COVID-19 cases and seven new deaths on Wednesday. Forty-two counties report new cases. Cass County reports the most new cases with 82 and Burleigh County the second most with 79. Two men and five woman from several counties died. All seven people had underlying health conditions. North Dakota’s COVID-19…

12 West Fargo Students, Staff Out with Positive COVID-19 Tests

West Fargo Public Schools releases 'Weekly Risk Level Status Check'

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public Schools is doing weekly risk level status checks. As of Monday morning, 12 students and staff are out with a positive COVID test. There are 144 students and staff in a COVID-Related Quarantine. Also, 74 students and staff are showing COVID-Related Symptoms. According to the post on Facebook, WFPS says there are no…

Cass County COVID-19 Cases Rising Among 15-29 Year Old Age Group

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Cass Public Health Director Desi Fleming says COVID-19 cases are once again increasing “significantly” in Fargo and Cass County after a slowdown over the summer. She says the highest age group now for infectious rates are the 15-29 year olds. Fleming says research has found healthy, young adults that have had mild to no virus symptoms…

North Dakota reports 266 new COVID-19 cases and three new deaths Tuesday

Cass County accounts for 4,767 of the total positive cases and 77 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 266 new COVID-19 cases and three new deaths on Tuesday. Thirty-two counties report new cases. Burleigh County reports the most new cases with 81 and Cass County the second most with 36. A man in his 70s from Grand Forks County, a man in his 80s from Williams County and a…