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North Dakota West Nile virus cases are rising

BISMARCK, N.D. – State health officials say human cases of the mosquito-borne West Nile virus are on the rise in North Dakota, with the severity of symptoms resulting in some hospitalizations. So far, five people have confirmed cases, with four in the hospital, as well as two of six people with pending cases. The confirmed cases are in Cass, Mercer,…

Lawmakers ask state to stop calling residents about COVID-19 vaccine

BISMARCK, N.D. – Two Republican state legislators are asking North Dakota health officials to stop calling residents to offer information on the coronavirus vaccine. Sens. Jessica Bell and Nicole Poolman sent a letter to State Health Officer Dr. Nizar Wehbi expressing concern about the role of state government in “personal health choices” and patient privacy. Both lawmakers said they had…

North Dakota Health Dept. changes mask guidelines, MSUM drops requirement

FARGO (KVRR) – The North Dakota Dept. of Health is changing its mask guidelines in accordance with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Last week, the CDC said people who are fully vaccinated can resume activities indoors and outdoors without wearing masks. The guidelines say that the risk of being infected or spreading COVID-19 once fully vaccinated is…

No new COVID-19 deaths in North Dakota, 50 hospitalized

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – The North Dakota Dept. of Health says there were no new COVID-19 related deaths reported Monday. There are currently 1,082 active cases in the state.  Fifty people are hospitalized. Cass County had the highest number of new cases with 14. BY THE NUMBERS  2,144 – Total Tests from yesterday* 1,491,615 – Total tests completed since the pandemic began  58 –…

Infant botulism case reported in North Dakota

BISMARCK, ND – The North Dakota Department of Health received a report of an infant diagnosed with botulism. The infant is recovering at home after hospitalization and botulism antitoxin treatment. Infant botulism is a disease that affects children younger than 1 year. Constipation is usually the first sign of illness, and other signs and symptoms may include poor feeding, decreased…

NDSU increases seating capacity at The SHAC to 50 percent

Woken says they will remain practicing the same guidelines put in place to keep everyone safe.

FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota State University Athletics Department has updated venue capacity for the Scheels Center at the Sanford Health Athletic Complex. “As of our last home competition before Christmas, we were able to have 1,000, but with the new Department of Health regulations, now we can go up to 50 percent,” North Dakota State University Senior Associate…

North Dakota has 21 more COVID-19 deaths, 3,061 active cases

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – The North Dakota Department of Health on Friday reported 21 additional deaths from COVID-19. There are currently 3,061 active cases in the state, an increase of 77 since Thursday.  144 people are hospitalized. Cass County reported the largest number of new cases with 132.   BY THE NUMBERS  8,208 – Total Tests from Yesterday* 1,257,587 – Total…

North Dakota reports 26 new COVID-19 deaths

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – The North Dakota Department of Health reported 26 additional deaths Tuesday from COVID-19. There are currently 10,022 active cases in the state, that’s down 878 active cases since Monday North Dakota has 304 people hospitalized with COVID-19. BY THE NUMBERS  8,749 – Total Tests from Yesterday* 1,022,763 – Total tests completed since the pandemic began   1,091 – Positive Individuals from Yesterday***** …

North Dakota reports 1,764 new COVID-19 cases and 17 deaths Friday

Cass County accounts for 11,110 of the total positive cases and 94 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 1,764 new COVID-19 cases and 17 new deaths on Friday. The new cases mark a single day high for the state. Forty-five counties report new cases. Grand Forks County reports the most new cases with 336 and Ward County the second most with 310. Six men and 11 women from seven…

North Dakota reports more than 1,500 new COVID-19 cases and 29 deaths Thursday

Cass County accounts for 10,870 of the total positive cases and 91 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 1,540 new COVID-19 cases and 29 new deaths on Thursday. Forty-seven counties report new cases. Cass County reports the most new cases with 266 and Ward County the second most with 221. Seventeen men and 12 women from 14 counties died. The youngest person to die on Thursday was in her…