COVID-19

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Burgum Holds Daily COVID-19 Press Briefing

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding his daily press briefing to provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic in North Dakota. The North Dakota Department of Health reported a total of 331 positive cases, 13 current hospitalizations, 127 people recovered and eight deaths. Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND, Health, North Dakota News Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, GOV. DOUG BURGUM, NORTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF…

Essentia Health Encouraging Patients and Visitors to Wear Masks

Patients and visitors who do not have masks will be provided one by Essentia Health.

FARGO, N.D.–Essentia Health is encouraging all patients and visitors to wear cloth masks beginning Monday. This precaution follows recent guidance from the CDC encouraging all people to wear masks in places where social distancing is difficult to maintain. Essentia Health says many people infected with COVID-19 do not show symptoms, but can still transmit the virus to others so it…

Cass County Jail Inmate Tests Positive For COVID-19

The inmate has mild symptoms and is in isolation

FARGO, N.D. — An inmate currently in custody at the Cass County Jail tests positive for the coronavirus. Cass County Sheriff Jesse Jahner says the staff at the jail has been preparing for this exact situation. “We predicted that at some point, we would probably have an individual who would come in who was, you know, who was infectious with…

Cash Wise & Hornbacher’s Employees To Wear Masks

Essentia Health is also asking patients and visitors to wear their own masks

FARGO, N.D. — You will soon notice workers at Cash Wise and Hornbacher’s wearing masks. The CEO of Coborn’s says they have masks for all employees and are encouraging them to wear them at work. The CDC advises wearing a face covering while out in public. It may help to limit the spread of COVID-19. Face coverings can include cloth…

308 North Dakotans Test Positive For COVID-19

FARGO, ND — North Dakota now has more than 300 people who have tested positive for COVID-19. There are now also 8 people who have died due to the coronavirus. POSITIVE TEST RESULTS ·       Woman in her 50s from Burleigh County, close contact ·       Woman in her 30s from Cass County, under investigation ·       Woman in her 80s from Cass County, close contact…

Cass County Jail Inmate Tests Positive for COVID-19

CASS COUNTY, N.D. – The Cass County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that an inmate, who currently remains in custody, has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The male individual was booked in on Tuesday, April 7th and held in isolation through the screening process. All new intakes are subject to the isolation screening process and at no time do they have direct…

Church Offers Easter Egg Drive-Thru For Families

Lane Says It's Important For The Church To Bring Some Easter Cheer For Families In The Community.

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — Out in the parking lot of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Barnesville, church members are wearing masks and handing out bags. “Normally when we spread them out they are gone in 5 minutes but this is a little different,” Leader Of Evangelism Board Kay Lane said. Inside the 150 paper bags rustling together in the wind are…