GOV. DOUG BURGUM

COVID-19 By The Numbers For March 29, 2020

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota is reporting another four positive cases as of Sunday morning but no positive cases during afternoon testing. Two of the new cases come from Cass County: a woman in her 40’s and a woman in her 30’s, one by community spread the other is under investigation. The state now has 98 positive cases. 18 people…

LIVE: Gov. Doug Burgum Holding Daily COVID-19 Press Briefing

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum and the North Dakota Department of Health are holding a press briefing at 4 p.m. Burgum will discuss the steps the state is taking to slow the spread of COVID-19 and the new cases including the first death. KVRR will be streaming the briefing on KVRR.com and our Facebook page. Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND, North Dakota News…

State Leaders Take Action On Child Care And The June Election

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has a message for snowbirds and those returning from spring break

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has a message for snowbirds and those returning from spring break. “We would also encourage those individuals to stay at home for 14 days after their arrival back in North Dakota and I know many people who are doing this and we thank them,” said Burgum. State leaders also revealing steps they…

LIVE: Burgum to Hold Press Briefing Regarding Child Care

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding a press briefing with the Department of Human Services to discuss guidelines for child care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The briefing is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Burgum will be joined by Secretary of State Al Jaeger and Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger. KVRR will be streaming the briefing on KVRR.com and our…

Workers On The Frontline Get Workers Compensation Coverage In North Dakota

It covers paid and voluntary workers subjected to quarantine due to the virus

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has signed an executive order to protect frontline workers. It provides workers compensation coverage for first responders and health care workers exposed to COVID-19 on the job. It covers paid and voluntary workers subjected to quarantine due to the virus. Compensation includes wage replacement and medical benefits. Burgum says the current workers…

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….

You Can Defer Student Loans For 6 Months At Bank of North Dakota

The interest rate for variable rate borrowers is also decreasing April 1

BISMARCK, N.D. — Good news for people who have student loans through the Bank of North Dakota. You can defer your payments for six months due to the coronavirus pandemic. “As you know we’re fortunate to be the only state in America that has its own bank,” said Gov. Doug Burgum. “And one of the things that that bank does…

LIVE: Gov. Burgum Holds Daily COVID-19 News Conference

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding a news conference to discuss the latest developments regarding COVID-19 in North Dakota. Burgum will be joined by State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler and Department of Human Services Executive Director Chris Jones. KVRR will stream the conference on KVRR.com and our Facebook page. Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND, North Dakota News Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, GOV. DOUG BURGUM

Gov. Burgum Predicts Cass County Coronavirus Cases Could Spike

He says that is because roughly 300 samples taken in the county had to be sent to a national lab for testing

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum is predicting a spike in confirmed coronavirus cases in Cass County. He says that is because roughly 300 samples taken in the county had to be sent to a national lab for testing. The test results were initially expected in a couple of days, but could now take up to a week….