74 new positive coronavirus cases reported Wednesday in Stutsman County
The North Dakota Department of Health reported 74 new positive tests for the coronavirus in Stutsman County Wednesday. The results were based on 665 tests processed for a daily positivity rate of 11.6%.
There are 307 active positive cases - a new record high - in Stutsman County for a rate of 147 cases per 10,000 residents of the county. This amounts to 1.5% of the population being sick with COVID-19 at this time.
Surrounding counties include two positive tests reported Logan and Kidder counties, 13 in Wells County, six in Foster County, 12 in Barnes County, seven in LaMoure County and nine in Dickey County.
Across North Dakota, 1,116 positive tests were reported Wednesday based on 8,377 tests processed for a daily positivity rate of 14.15%.
The department reported 220 people hospitalized due to COVID-19 with 27 in intensive care units.
There were 12 deaths reported in the state including a man in his 70s from Barnes County, a man in his 70s from Cass County, a man in his 90s from Dickey County, a man in his 90s from Logan County, a man in his 80s from McHenry County, a man in his 90s from Nelson County, a man in his 70s from Pembina County, a man in his 80s from Pierce County, a man in his 70s from Ransom County, a man in his 80s from Towner County and a man in his 70s and a man in his 80s from Walsh County.
North Dakota has had 567 deaths from COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic in March.