COVID-19

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…

Gov. Burgum Holds Daily COVID-19 Press Briefing

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum will hold his daily press briefing at 4 p.m. on Wednesday to discuss the latest developments regarding COVID-19 in North Dkaota. Currently, there are 39 positive cases of COVID-19 in North Dakota and eight hospitalizations. KVRR will stream the briefing on KVRR.com and our Facebook page. Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND, North Dakota News Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, GOV….

LIVE: City of Fargo Hosting COVID-19 Public Briefing at 11 a.m.

FARGO, N.D.–The City of Fargo along with other metro governments is hosting a COVID-19 public briefing at 11 a.m. on Wednesday. Public health experts along with Sanford Health and Essential Health will be involved in the briefing. Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney, West Fargo Commission President Bernie Dardis and Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd will speak at the briefing in addition…

White House, Congress Agree on $2 Trillion Virus Rescue Bill

The Senate is likely to pass the measure Wednesday afternoon.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Senate leaders of both political parties have reached agreement on a $2 trillion measure to rush aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic. The urgently needed measure is the largest economic rescue measure in history. The Senate is likely to pass the measure Wednesday afternoon. In…

Incident Command Center prepares Sanford Health to handle Coronavirus pandemic

The center connect nurses, doctors and hospital experts in order to create the best plans for managing the COVID-19 situation

FARGO, N.D. — There is a confernce room inside Sanford hospital that has become much busier than usual. The incident command center has brought together a team of nurses, doctors and experts in safety, communication and hospital operations to deal with COVID-19. “We utilize the incident command center to help coordinate our people, our supplies, our operations, giving our staff…

COVID-19 By The Numbers For March 24, 2020

New Cases Reported In North Dakota, South Dakota & Minnesota

FARGO, N.D. — Cass County has two new confirmed cases of the coronavirus, bringing the official total to three. They include a man in his 70’s and a man in his 90’s. Both cases are under investigation for how they got the virus. Two other cases are being reported in Dunn and Burleigh counties. The Dunn case is a man…

Bismarck Woman Diagnosed With COVID-19 Speaks Out After Viral Video

The 21 year old uploaded the video to Facebook to raise awareness among her peers.

BISMARCK, N.D. – Alicia Rich is a 21-year old who after being diagnosed with COVID-19 decided to make a video on Facebook that ended up going viral about how dangerous the virus can really be for some. “I’m shocked. But, I’m glad I’m getting the message out and you know, letting people know that anyone can get it. Yes, I’m…

Bank of North Dakota Offering Student Loan Relief Options

BISMARCK, N.D.–The Bank of North Dakota announced its student loan relief plans to assist students impacted by COVID-19 on Tuesday. Effective Immediately, borrowers may request to defer payments for six months. Additionally, interest rates for variable borrowers will decrease April 1 and Bank of North Dakota will reduce payments to reflect the new interest rate. Borrowers with fixed interest rates…