NORTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Cass County Surpasses Burleigh County for Most COVID-19 Cases in North Dakota

The NDDoH reports 32 confirmed cases in Cass County.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–Cass County has officially surpassed Burleigh County for the most confirmed COVID-19 cases in North Dakota. The North Dakota Department of Health confirmed an additional eight cases in Cass County on Tuesday bringing the total to 32. Governor Doug Burgum addressed the number of cases in North Dakota and in Cass County during a press briefing on Monday….

Confinement Order In Place For Those Returning To North Dakota

'Snowbirds' and spring-breakers from out-of-state are also recommended to self-quarantine

BISMARCK, N.D. — If you are coming back to North Dakota from any of the states in red on this map or any international location, you must quarantine for 14 days. That is in a confinement order signed by North Dakota State Health Officer Mylynn Tufte. It’s in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus. ‘Snowbirds’ and spring-breakers arriving…

NDDoH Reports Second COVID-19 Related Death in North Dakota

The woman acquired the virus through community spread.

MCHENRY COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health has reported the second death related to COVID-19 in North Dakota. The department says a woman in her 80s from McHenry County with underlying health conditions died from complications with COVID-19. It was confirmed that the woman acquired the virus through community spread. The NDDoH has confirmed 109 positive cases of COVID-19…

Three Sanford Fargo Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

FARGO, ND — Sanford Fargo reports that three of their employees have tested positive for COVID-19. The announcement Sunday afternoon was made in a release from Doug Griffin, M.D., vice president, medical officer. The release says: Three Sanford Fargo physical therapists (PT) tested positive for COVID-19. They work in the hospital, two at Sanford Medical Center Fargo and one at…

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…

NDDoH Reports Cass County Man as First COVID-19 Death in North Dakota

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health has reported the state’s first death due to COVID-19 The man was in his 90s from Cass County and was reported as having underlying health conditions. The NDDoH confirmed the man acquired COVID-19 from community spread. Gov. Doug Burgum said, “Kathryn and I extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends…

NDDoH Confirms Seven New COVID-19 Cases Including one Child

North Dakota has a total of 52 positive cases.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reported seven new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday. Of the seven cases, one was confirmed as community spread and six are under investigation. One child between the ages of zero and nine was confirmed to have COVID-19. The cases are in McHenry, Burleigh, Stark and MacIntosh counties. North Dakota has a total of…

Eight Additional COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in North Dakota

A total of 15 people have tested positive for the virus in North Dakota.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health confirmed eight new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday. Seven of the new cases are from Burleigh County and one new case from Morton County. The NDDoH says six of the cases have travel history and two cases are community spread.  A total of 15 people have tested positive for the virus in North…

LIVE: NDDoH Joins Gov. Burgum to Discuss COVID-19 Updates

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health is joining Governor Doug Burgum to discuss updated COVID-19 numbers in North Dakota the importance of social distancing. The press conference will begin at approximately 4 p.m. Burgum will be joined by State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler, State Health Officer Mylynn Tufte, North Dakota Department of Health Field Medical Officer Joan Connell, MD, North…