3 deaths, 374 new cases of COVID-19 in ND, active cases statewide are 2,927

The North Dakota Department of Health on Saturday morning confirmed 374 new cases of COVID-19 in the state in testing on Nov. 26, bringing the total number of positives since testing began to 161,093.

The number of currently active COVID-19 cases in the state stood at 2,927 as of November 26, down 81 cases from November 25.

Active positives peaked on November 13, 2020 at 10,430. They fell to 148 on July 5, but again peaked at 4,601 on October 6.

Of the 374 new positives as of November 26:

  • 114 were in Cass County
  • 49 were in Burleigh County
  • 30 were in Grand Forks County
  • 29 were in Ward County
  • 20 were in Williams County
  • 12 were in County Stark
  • 11 were in Morton County

3 new deaths were reported on November 26. The North Dakota Department of Health says it no longer publicly provides information on deaths from COVID-19 by gender, age and location.

So far in November, 88 people have died from COVID-19, according to the Department of Health’s COVID-19 webpage.

In October, 165 people died from COVID-19, the fourth highest month of death since COVID-19 monitoring officially began in March 2020.

The highest number of deaths in one month from COVID-19 occurred in November 2020, when 500 people died.

A total of 1,877 people have died so far in North Dakota from COVID-19.

Of these, 1,553 are directly attributable to COVID-19 according to official death records. Another 314 deaths occur when COVID-19 is not the leading cause of death. 10 death certificates are pending.

Recoveries and active cases

The health department reports that 156,289 people are considered cured of the 161,093 positive cases, an increase of 458 people from November 25.

The number of people reported recovered from COVID-19 on November 26 (458) is higher than the number of COVID-19 cases reported that day (374).


As of November 26, 159 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, up from 19 compared to November 25. A total of 6,427 people have been hospitalized since pandemic record keeping began in March 2020.

Revolutionary infections and hospitalizations

As of November 26, the total number of North Dakotas vaccinated to date stood at 366,710. A total of 13,263 people who have been fully vaccinated have subsequently tested positive for COVID-19. These cases are known as “revolutionary cases”.

A total of 542 people who were fully vaccinated and then 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 November 26, there had been 1,326 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, 71% 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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