BISMARCK — Following are the North Dakota Department of Health COVID-19 case rates, deaths, hospitalizations and vaccinations as of Saturday, April 10. Because all data is preliminary, some numbers and totals may change from one day to the next.

Statewide case rates

  • NEW CASES: 215
  • TOTAL ACTIVE CASES: 1,237
  • TOTAL CASES: 104.701
  • TOTAL RECOVERED: 101,993

  • DAILY TEST POSITIVITY RATE: 5.5%

Fargo's Cass County recorded 98 new COVID-19 cases. Bismarck's Burleigh County and Grand Forks County reported 27 and 18 new cases, respectively. Minot's Ward County totaled a dozen new cases. Mandan's Morton County reported seven new cases, while Dickinson's Stark County added six.

Five or fewer new cases were reported in Barnes, Benson, Bottineau, Eddy, Golden Valley, Griggs, LaMoure, Logan, McHenry, McKenzie, McLean, Mountrail, Ramsey, Ransom, Richland, Steele, Stutsman, Towner, Traill, and Walsh counties.

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Cass County's 470 active cases led the state by a wide margin, as other urban counties have posted considerably fewer active cases in recent week. By comparison, Burleigh County had 178 active cases Saturday and Grand Forks county had 163.

Hospitalizations, deaths

  • ACTIVE HOSPITALIZATIONS: 32

  • NEWLY-REPORTED DEATHS: 1

  • TOTAL DEATHS: 1,471

The state reported one new COVID-19-related death, however identifying information about the deceased could not be determined.

While active cases have been on the rise among younger individuals in the Fargo area, it hasn't resulted in an increase in hospitalization or death rates. The state reported 18 total deaths in March, the fewest reported since April of 2020.

Thus far, four deaths have been reported this month.

Vaccinations

  • FIRST DOSE ADMINISTERED: 257,225

  • COMPLETED SERIES (Two doses): 191,596

A total of 463,772 shots have been administered to North Dakotans. Residents are urged to seek more information at Health.ND.gov/covidvaccinelocator.

Nationwide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have reported 30.8 million COVID-19 cases and 557,093 deaths blaming the virus. A total of 179 million vaccines have been administered across the country, the CDC reported.

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