Coronavirus

Sanford, Essentia set plans for dealing with potential coronavirus cases

Both health facilities are now asking all patients about recent travel history

FARGO, N.D. — The Dakotas and Minnesota have yet to report a case of the coronavirus, but with with confirmed reports in 10 other states, both Sanford and Essentia health are putting plans in place in case the virus makes it’s way to the area. “We have had several different preparedness meetings where we have gotten together to talk about…

NDSU Study Abroad Programs in Italy & South Korea Cancelled Due To Coronavirus

The Study Abroad Program at NDSU is still monitoring all the countries where there are still students studying abroad.

FARGO, N.D.- The study abroad program at NDSU is taking precautions following the Coronavirus outbreak in several countries. “We do not have any programs in China currently, but we have ended programs in Italy and South Korea,” says Director at the International Student and Study Abroad Services Alicia Kauffman. The university has around 50 students studying abroad right now and…

LIVE: Gov. Burgum and the NDDoH to Provide Coronavirus Update on Tuesday

The news conference will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum and the North Dakota Department of Health are hosting a news conference to update the public on North Dakota’s response to COVID-19. The news conference will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. Currently, no one has tested positive for the virus in North Dakota. There are nearly 90,000 COVID-19 cases worldwide, including more than 3,000 deaths….

Minnesota State University system bans international travel due to Coronavirus concerns

Some MSUM students are frustrated with the ban officials say is put in place for their own safety

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM student Lizzie Powell grew up wanting to be a marine biologist. In just a few days, she was expecting to embark on the trip of a lifetime with her class to Costa Rica that would help her decide if that’s the right path. “For me, this trip was going to help me decide what career I…

Travel tips regarding Coronavirus

If you are traveling, here are some safety tips from local travel agents

FARGO, N.D. — With the Coronavirus still making its way around the globe, some in North Dakota and Minnesota are questioning their upcoming travel plans. One local travel agent says he’s had to cancel a trip for someone going to Asia. Travel agents say it’s too early to determine whether or not they’ll see more cancellations in the coming weeks….

No Concern for Red River Valley Admist Stock Market Roller Coaster

FARGO, N.D. – The stock market roller coaster continues after coming off it’s worst week since 2008. Speculation about the economic fallout from the Coronavirus led to an extended and punishing sell off by uneasy investors. It’s expected that industries that rely on tourism, such as the airline and hotel industries, will continue to suffer. People with Legacy Wealth Management…

North Dakota Department of Health to Provide Update on Coronavirus

The update is scheduled at 2 p.m.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health is scheduled to update North Dakotans on the spread of coronavirus or COVID-19 on Friday. To date, no one in North Dakota has tested positive for for the virus, but there are 15 confirmed cases in the United States. The CDC has previously stated that they expect cases in the United States to…

CDC Releases Updated Information On The Coronavirus

We spoke to Clay and Cass County about what the new information released by the agency said.

CASS AND CLAY COUNTIES.- As of February 24th, a total of 1,336 CDC staff members have been involved in the Coronavirus response. “With Coronavirus is evolving very rapidly, everyday things are changing even by the hour, right now the CDC said, or yesterday said, it’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when the Coronavirus will come to…

LIVE: Trump News Conference on Coronavirus US Threat

President Donald J. Trump addresses the coronavirus threat during a news conference. Tune in to Fox News Channel for live coverage. Posted by Fox News on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 WASHINGTON–President Donald Trump says he’ll discuss the coronavirus threat at a White House news conference. The session comes a day after he sought to minimize fears of the virus spreading…