COVID-19

NDSU International Students Discuss COVID-19 Pandemic In Their Countries

The students discussed how the pandemic was being handled and what measures where being taken.

FARGO, N.D.- Nepal had it’s first COVID-19 case on January 25. Their first step was bringing back students studying in Wuhan and keep them quarantined. They later decided to close their borders. “Nepal has been in nationwide lockdown since March 25 and the airports were closed, and now airports are closed until mid April,” says Sargam, a Nepali student at…

Maple River Winery In Casselton Makes Hand Sanitizer

They have about 8 full staff members helping.

CASSELTON, N.D.- “Germ Off” has distributors in many places across North Dakota including Swen products in West Fargo, Main Street Farm and Home in Lisbon, and National Day Calendar in Mandan. They are able to produce between 12 hundred and 15 hundred gallons a day and they have about 8 full staff members helping. The company says that something unique about…

New Plasma Therapy Could Help Save COVID-19 Patients

The therapy involves taking plasma from those who have already successfully fought off the disease and created antibodies.

FARGO, N.D. – US Blood and Plasma Agencies are getting ready to start trials and testing for a potential new therapy that could help severe COVID-19 patients recover, according to Dr. Paul Carson, a professor of practice at NDSU and the Director of Antimicrobial Practice at Sanford. The therapy involves taking plasma from those who have already successfully fought off…

LIVE: White House Covid-19 Task Force Briefing

President Donald J. Trump and the White House coronavirus task force hold a press briefing. Posted by Fox News on Thursday, April 9, 2020 WASHINGTON, DC — Thursday, April 9 2020 White House Covid-19 Task Force Briefing.   Categories: Coronavirus Tags: COVID-19, PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP, TASK FORCE, VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE, WHITE HOUSE

NDDoH Reports 18 New Cases of COVID-19, Including One Death

The positive cases are in all age groups and counties across North Dakota.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health is reporting an additional 18 positive COVID-19 cases, including the death of a Stark County man. The positive cases are in all age groups and counties across North Dakota. The Stark County man who died was in his 60s and had underlying health conditions. It was confirmed he acquired COVID-19 through community spread….

Are Domestic Violence Cases Increasing Due To COVID-19?

The number for the center's 24 hour crisis line is: 800-344-7273. 

FARGO, N.D. – The Rape and Abuse Crisis Center in Fargo says there have been more calls coming in than usual, but it’s too early to tell if it’s due to the pandemic. The center has also changed their services from walk-in, to only web based and telephone, so it’s not out of the ordinary that they have seen an…

Sanford, F-M Ambulance Accepting Homemade Mask Donations

Sanford says that they need mask donations to help protect first responders and their families.

FARGO, N.D. – Sanford and F-M Ambulance are now accepting donations of homemade masks. New CDC Guidelines allow for homemade masks to be used to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Sanford says that they need mask donations to help protect first responders and their families. The donation is completely safe and contactless. There is a drop-off box in the…

North Dakota Quarantine Travel Rules Changed

exemptions made after Minnesota was added to a CDC list of states with widespread community transmission of COVID-19.

BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum says you just need to use common sense when it comes to North Dakota’s quarantine rules. The state has made exemptions to its travel quarantine after Minnesota was added to a CDC list of states with widespread community transmission of COVID-19. “Workers in essential and critical infrastructure areas as defined by Homeland Security they…

Workers & Residents At Rosewood on Broadway Test Positive For COVID-19

COVID-19 By The Numbers for April 8, 2020

ND 4820 MN 4820 FARGO, N.D. — Two employees and two residents at Rosewood on Broadway have tested positive for COVID-19. The residents are isolated at Rosewood and the employees are in isolation at home. They have been restricting all visitors into the facilities for several weeks, and doing daily screenings of employees for symptoms and fever. Cass County has…