Cass County

COVID-19 By The Numbers For April 2, 2020

A member of the NDSU community has tested positive for COVID-19

FARGO, N.D. — One more person in Minnesota has died from COVID-19, raising the state’s total to 18. There are 53 new cases for a total of 742 since the outbreak began. Clay County is reporting 8 cases. 75 patients are now hospitalized, a jump of 21 since Wednesday, with 38 in intensive care.   Cass County, North Dakota has…

COVID-19 By The Numbers For April 1, 2020

1/1 Mari Hofer Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. — Five more people have died of coronavirus complications, bringing Minnesota’s death toll to 17. The state is reporting an additional 70 cases for a total of 689. The median age for those who have died is 84. Thirty percent of coronavirus cases in Minnesota are the result of community spread….

Cass County Sees Single Largest Day Of Coronavirus Cases Tuesday With 8

The highest exposure category is community spread.

CASS COUNTY – The highest category in the state of infection rate is 30-39 year olds. The highest exposure category is community spread. Sanford Health says they have four in patients positive for COVID-19. Eight Sanford employees have also tested positive. The hospital says they have also seen an increase of testing at their drive thru location. “We averaged about…

Cass County Surpasses Burleigh County for Most COVID-19 Cases in North Dakota

The NDDoH reports 32 confirmed cases in Cass County.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–Cass County has officially surpassed Burleigh County for the most confirmed COVID-19 cases in North Dakota. The North Dakota Department of Health confirmed an additional eight cases in Cass County on Tuesday bringing the total to 32. Governor Doug Burgum addressed the number of cases in North Dakota and in Cass County during a press briefing on Monday….

COVID-19 By The Numbers For March 29, 2020

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota is reporting another four positive cases as of Sunday morning but no positive cases during afternoon testing. Two of the new cases come from Cass County: a woman in her 40’s and a woman in her 30’s, one by community spread the other is under investigation. The state now has 98 positive cases. 18 people…

1,600 People File For Unemployment in Cass County

Nearly 6,000 people have filed for unemployment in the state of North Dakota, and the number is expected to rise as we reach the peak of this pandemic.

FARGO, N.D. – The COVID-19 Pandemic has brought about one of the worst workforce impacts in the history of the United States. We now have official numbers on the impact it’s leaving on North Dakota. Nearly 6,000 people have filed for unemployment in the state of North Dakota, and the number is expected to rise as we reach the peak…

COVID-19 By The Numbers for March 25, 2020

South Dakota and Minnesota have each reported just one death from the outbreak so far

FARGO, N.D. — Coronavirus numbers continue to rise in the region and around the globe. 25 new cases of the coronavirus are being reported in Minnesota bringing the state’s total to 287. In our area, just Clay County is reporting cases and holding steady at 3. 26 people are in hospitals in the state being treated for the virus. More…

Fargo Mayor Mahoney Says His Level of Concern About A Major Flood Has Dropped

Mahoney says the melt has been near-perfect

FARGO, N.D. — The risk of significant flooding in Fargo-Moorhead has all but disappeared. Mayor Tim Mahoney says the melt has been near-perfect and his level of concern has dropped. He say’s Fargo will probably hit a lower crest of 34 to 35 feet around April 1. Mahoney says although it will be a major flood over 30 feet, he…

Cass County Commission Gives Update on County’s COVID-19 Response

3/4 of the department is now working remotely

FARGO, N.D. — Cass County Commissioners and local officials met virtually to discuss how the county is responding to the coronavirus outbreak. County Sheriff Jesse Jahner says his staff has enough personal protective equipment, including N95 face masks. Inmates at the Cass County Jail are being screened regularly to check for fevers or other symptoms of the virus. Cass County…

Gov. Burgum Predicts Cass County Coronavirus Cases Could Spike

He says that is because roughly 300 samples taken in the county had to be sent to a national lab for testing

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum is predicting a spike in confirmed coronavirus cases in Cass County. He says that is because roughly 300 samples taken in the county had to be sent to a national lab for testing. The test results were initially expected in a couple of days, but could now take up to a week….