Coronavirus

Grand Forks Public Health to hold COVID-19 testing event July 15

Grand Forks Public Health's goal is to test 1,600 people.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Public Health is holding a drive through COVID-19 testing event at the Alerus Center on July 15. Grand Forks Emergency Management, the North Dakota Department of Health and the North Dakota National Guard will assist with the event. Testing is open to the anyone ages five and up, and anyone who previously tested negative is invited…

UPDATE: Southwest Recreation Pool to reopen Thursday

UPDATE: Southwest Recreation Pool will reopen to the public on Thursday after it was temporarily closed. Staff at the pool were recently exposed to an individual who tested positive for COVID-19. The exposed staff were tested and the results came back negative for the virus. Fargo Cass Public Health determined there is no concern for the public.   FARGO, N.D.–The…

North Dakota surpasses 4,000 positive COVID-19 cases Thursday

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 99 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. Nineteen counties report new cases including Benson, Burleigh, Cass, Cavalier, Dickey, Dunn, Grand Forks, McKenzie, Morton, Mountrail, Pembina, Ransom, Richland, Sioux, Stark, Stutsman, Walsh, Ward and Williams Counties. Cass County reports the most new cases with 29 and Burleigh County the second most with 23….

North Dakota nears 4,000 COVID-19 cases Wednesday

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 73 new COVID-19 cases and one death on Wednesday. Eighteen counties report new cases including Benson, Burleigh, Cass, Foster, Grand Forks, Logan, McHenry, McIntosh, McKenzie, Morton, Nelson, Pembina, Pierce, Ramsey, Sheridan, Sioux, Walsh and Williams Counties. Burleigh County reports the most new cases with 20 and Cass County the second most…

WATCH LIVE: White House Coronavirus Task Force to hold press briefing at 10:30 a.m.

WASHINGTON–The White House Coronavirus Task Force is holding a press briefing at 10:30 a.m. Vice President Mike Pence will be leading the briefing which is taking place at the U.S. Department of Education. President Donald Trump is not expected to make an appearance. KVRR will stream the briefing on KVRR.com and KVRR’s Facebook page. Categories: Coronavirus, Health Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19,…

North Dakota reports 52 new COVID-19 cases and 4 deaths Tuesday

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 52 new COVID-19 cases and four additional deaths Tuesday. Fifteen counties report new cases including Barnes, Benson, Burleigh, Cass, Cavalier, Grand Forks, McKenzie, Morton, Sargent, Sioux, Stark, Towner, Walsh, Ward and Williams Counties. Burleigh County reports the most new cases with 16 and Cass County the second most with eight. Three…

Fargo Cass Public Health officials say more young people are getting COVID-19

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Cass Public Health officials say they’re seeing more people in their twenties and thirties contracting the coronavirus. Epidemiologist Brenton Nesemeier says this is due to younger people being more mobile and social during the pandemic. Although a young person usually has milder symptoms and recovers more quickly, Nesemeier says that doesn’t mean they should be any…

North Dakota reports 33 new COVID-19 cases Monday

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 33 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths Monday. Ten counties report new cases including Barnes, Burleigh, Cass, Cavalier, Grand Forks, Ransom, Steele, Stutsman, Traill and Walsh Counties. Cass County reports the most new cases with 17 and Burleigh County the second most with six. North Dakota’s COVID-19 numbers: 3,849 positive…

Community Reacts To Possible Mask Mandate In Minnesota

According to a national study by the Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences, the best way to reduce the spread of COVID-19 is by wearing a mask.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota could join a growing list of states requiring masks including Texas, California and Michigan as coronavirus cases spike in multiple states. DFL State Senator Kent Eken of Twin Valley says he encourages people to wear masks but worries a one size fits all plan will take away the ability of communities to make their own decisions….

Minnesota Governor Asked To Consider Face Mask Mandate

Governors in several states that are seeing rising numbers have mandated mask use

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Health experts are urging Gov. Tim Walz to require masks in public statewide amid concerns that the spike in coronavirus cases elsewhere could happen in Minnesota. Governors in several states that are seeing rising numbers have mandated mask use. Medical groups in Minnesota and the state Health Department are backing a mandate. Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm…