15 new positive cases reported Tuesday in Stutsman County
The North Dakota Department of Health reported 15 new positive tests for the coronavirus in Stutsman County Tuesday. The positives were among 59 tests processed for a positivity rate of 26.8% in Stutsman County. The 14-day positivity rate for the county is now 3%.
There are currently 92 active cases in Stutsman County for an active rate of 44 cases per 10,000 population.
Area counties included 10 positive tests in Foster County, five each in Barnes and Dickey counties and two each in McIntosh and Wells counties.
Across North Dakota, there were 517 positive tests reported from 5,452 tests processed for a daily positivity rate of 10.1%. The 14-day average positivity rate for North Dakota is now 7.8%.
There were 160 cases reported in Cass County and 109 in Burleigh County Tuesday.
There are currently 158 people hospitalized in North Dakota due to COVID-19 including 36 people in intensive care units.
There were 12 deaths reported Tuesday in North Dakota including two women in their 90s, a woman in her 80s and a man in his 80s in Bottineau County, a man in his 80s in Bowman County, a woman in her 90s in McHenry County, a man in his 90s from Morton County, a man in his 70s from Walsh County, a man in his 80s from Mountrail County, a woman in her 80s and a woman in her 100s from Ward County and a woman in her 80s from Williams County. All had underlying health conditions.
The Department of Health reports 357 people have died in North Dakota from COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic in March.