DEATHS

Drug-related deaths in Minnesota rise sharply

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – State health officials say drug overdose deaths in Minnesota increased 31% in the first half of 2020, compared to the same time in 2019. The Minnesota Department of Health said there were 490 overdose deaths from January to June 2020 and 373 deaths during the same period last year. The number of deaths took a…

North Dakota has 13 additional Covid-19 related deaths, eight more people in hospitals

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota is reporting 13 more covid-related deaths, pushing the total to 915. Two of the deaths in the Sat. report were of Cass County residents, a man in his 40s and a woman in her 50s. Cass County reported 135 new positive infections. The number of people hospitalized statewide is up by eight to 317. –…

Minnesota reports 7,559 new COVID-19 cases, 31 more deaths

(FOX 9) – Minnesota health officials reported 7,559 new COVID-19 cases and 31 more deaths Sunday. The 31 new deaths range from age 50-100+ and include 18 people who lived in assisted living facilities. On Saturday, the state reported the most cases in a single day with 8,703 new cases. Minnesota has now seen a total of 2,905 deaths attributed to COVID-19. To date, the state has seen…

19 more deaths reported from COVID-19 in North Dakota

BISMARCK, ND  – Saturday’s COVID-19 report for The North Dakota Department of Health shows 825 new active cases with a positivity rate of 17%. The new active case count is 11,311. Testing numbers came out of 14,654 total tests conducted with 2,278 yielding positive results. North Dakota’s recovery total is 50,285 as 1,426 were included in Saturday’s reporting. Deaths with…

COVID-19 Numbers for Sunday, October 11, 2020

Minnesota has 10 more COVID-19 deaths and 1,450 new positive cases. All of the deaths come from southern Minnesota in people 45 and older. Three lived in assisted living facilities, while seven lived in private residences. North Dakota records 3 more COVID-19 deaths and another 640 positive cases. The deaths include two men and a woman, all over 70 with…

North Dakota sets daily record for new COVID-19 cases and tests

BISMARCK, ND – North Dakota’s daily positivity rate moved to just over 5% in Saturday’s report from The Department of Health. Of the 9,603 total tests administered, 468 came back positive. There have now been 15,151 positive tests. Active cases climbed to 2,534 with 191 more reported. Cass County saw 70 positive tests,Ward County 63 and  Burleigh County 61. The…

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…

North Dakota reports 22 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths on Tuesday

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 22 new COVID-19 cases and 4 deaths on Tuesday. Five counties report new cases including Burleigh, Cass, Dickey, Mountrail and Ward Counties. A woman in her 60s, a woman in her 80s, a woman in her 90s and a man in his 90s died. All four individuals had underlying health conditions…

Minnesota has 14 More COVID-19 Deaths, North Dakota has One

The latest COVID-19 numbers from Minnesota, North Dakota & South Dakota

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota has 14 more deaths from COVID-19 as state health officials report another 664 cases. Two of those deaths are in Clay County: a person in their 70’s and one in their 90’s. The total number of positive cases is nearing 25,000. This map shows the positive case count by county. 848 of the 1,040 deaths…