The North Dakota Department of Health confirmed 201 new cases of COVID-19 in the state in testing on September 18 on Sunday morning, bringing the total number of positives since testing began to 125,797.
The number of currently active COVID-19 cases in the state stood at 3,114 as of September 18, down 364 cases from September 17.
The last time active positives were this high was on December 11, 2020, when 3,584 active cases were reported.
Active positives peaked on November 13, 2020 at 10,409. They fell to 120 on July 5, but have steadily increased since then.
Of the 201 new positives as of September 18:
- 56 were in Burleigh County
- 26 were in Cass County
- 17 were in Williams County
- 16 were in Morton County
- 13 were in County Stark
- 10 were in Ward County
- 9 were in Pembina County
0 deaths were reported on September 18. The North Dakota Department of Health says it no longer publicly provides information on deaths from COVID-19 by gender, age and location.
A total of 1,586 people have died so far in North Dakota from COVID-19.
Of these, 1,301 are directly attributable to COVID-19 according to official death records. Another 274 deaths occurred when COVID-19 was not the leading cause of death. A total of 11 death certificates are pending.
Recoveries and active cases
The health department reports that 121,096 people are considered cured of the 125,797 positive cases, an increase of 560 people compared to September 18.
The number of people declared cured of COVID-19 on September 18 (560) is higher than the number of new cases of COVID-19 reported that day (201).
As of September 18, 133 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, the same number as September 17. A total of 5,002 people have been hospitalized since pandemic record keeping began in March 2020.
Revolutionary infections and hospitalizations
As of September 18, the total number of fully vaccinated North Dakotas stood at 331,427. A total of 3,475 fully vaccinated people have tested positive for COVID-19.
A total of 185 people fully vaccinated and tested positive for COVID-19 have been hospitalized.
More information about this data can be found directly on the NDDoH website by clicking here.
As of September 18, there had been 415 re-infections of COVID-19 since June 27, 2021. NDDoH does not report whether those people who have become re-infected have been vaccinated.
Since the start of follow-up, cases of COVID-19 have been reported at one point or another in all 53 counties in North Dakota.
People aged 20 to 29 have the most positive cases among those tested to date.
According to data, 64% of all North Dakotas have been tested for COVID-19.
The results listed today cover all tests performed the day before.
You can learn more about daily statistics as well as other COVID-19 information and resources on the North Dakota Department of Health website. here.