0 deaths, 230 new cases of COVID-19 in ND, active cases statewide are 3,736

The North Dakota Department of Health on Monday morning confirmed 230 new cases of COVID-19 in the state in testing on Oct. 10, bringing the total number of positives since testing began to 138,181.

The number of COVID-19 cases currently active in the state stood at 3,736 as of October 10, down 127 cases from October 9.

The last time active positives were this high was on December 10, 2020, when 3,899 active cases were reported.

Active positives peaked on November 13, 2020 at 10,419. They fell to 145 on July 5, but have steadily increased since then.

Of the 230 new positives as of October 10:

  • 60 were in Cass County
  • 38 were in Burleigh County
  • 25 were in Morton County
  • 23 were in Ward County
  • 16 were in Williams County
  • 14 were in County Stark
  • 9 were in Grand Forks County

No new deaths were reported on October 10. 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 1,642 people have died so far in North Dakota from COVID-19.

Of these, 1,356 are directly attributable to COVID-19 according to official death records. Another 286 deaths occurred when COVID-19 was not the leading cause of death. No death certificate is currently pending.

Recoveries and active cases

The health department reports that 132,803 people are considered cured of the 138,181 positive cases, an increase of 403 people from October 9.

The number of people declared cured of COVID-19 on October 10 (403) is higher than the number of COVID-19 cases reported that day (230).


211 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 as of October 10, up 15 from October 9. A total of 5,508 people have been hospitalized since pandemic record keeping began in March 2020.

Revolutionary infections and hospitalizations

As of October 10, the total number of fully vaccinated North Dakotas stood at 345,232. A total of 6,736 fully vaccinated people have tested positive for COVID-19. These are known as “revolutionary cases”.

A total of 323 people fully vaccinated and tested positive for COVID-19 have been hospitalized. This is called “peak hospitalizations”.

More information about this data can be found directly on the NDDoH website by clicking here.


As of October 10, there had been 738 re-infections of COVID-19 since June 27, 2021. NDDoH does not report whether those people who have become re-infected have been vaccinated.

Other information

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, 67% 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.

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