The North Dakota Department of Health on Sunday morning confirmed 7 new cases of COVID-19 in the state in testing on June 12, bringing the total number of positives since testing began to 110,432.
The number of currently active COVID-19 cases in the state stands at 303 as of June 12. This represents a drop of 30 cases from June 11.
As a trend, active cases have not been this low since June 29, 2020, when 307 active cases were reported.
Active positives peaked on November 13, 2020 at 10,413. They fell to 584 on February 28 of this year, but then started to rise again. They peaked again on April 1 at 1,248 cases, but have declined since then.
Among the new positives from June 12:
- 2 were in Morton County
- 2 were in Evans County
- 1 was in Cass County
- 1 was in Burleigh County
- 1 was in Ward County
No new deaths have been reported. 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 1,520 people have died so far in North Dakota from COVID-19.
Of these, 1,245 are directly attributable to COVID-19 according to official death records. Another 262 deaths occurred when COVID-19 was not the leading cause of death. A total of 9 death certificates are pending.
Recoveries and active cases
The health department reports that 108,609 people are considered cured of the 110,432 positive cases, an increase of 37 from June 11.
The number of people declared cured of COVID-19 on June 12 (37) is higher than the number of new cases of COVID-19 reported that day (7).
22 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 as of June 12, up 2 people from June 11. A total of 4,328 people have been hospitalized since pandemic record keeping began in March 2020.
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, 58% 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.