BISMARCK — Following are the North Dakota Department of Health COVID-19 case rates, deaths, hospitalizations and vaccinations as of Tuesday, April 20. Because all data is preliminary, some numbers and totals may change from one day to the next.

Statewide case rates

  • NEW CASES: 243
  • TOTAL ACTIVE CASES: 1,071
  • TOTAL CASES: 106,042
  • TOTAL RECOVERED: 103, 489
  • DAILY TEST POSITIVITY RATE: 8.16%

North Dakota's active case count increased by 67 on Tuesday. Cass County reported 76 positive cases, while Burleigh County reported 24 additional positive cases.

Hospitalizations, deaths

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  • ACTIVE HOSPITALIZATIONS: 40

  • DEATHS, NEWLY REPORTED: 3

  • TOTAL DEATHS: 1,482

The North Dakota Department of Health on Monday reported the deaths of a Cass County woman in her 60s, a Stutsman County man in his 60s and a Walsh County man in his 70s.

The number of hospitalizations in North Dakota has increased by 67% from 24 North Dakotans on March 31 to 40 North Dakotans on April 20, according to the North Dakota Department of Health. This is far less than the more than 350 COVID-19 hospitalizations the state reported back in November when the number of staffed hospital beds was scarce.

Vaccinations

  • FIRST DOSE ADMINISTERED: 269,725 (46.1% of population)

  • COMPLETED SERIES (TWO DOSES): 222,535 (38% of population)

A total of 509,781 shots have been administered to North Dakotans. The Department of Health urges residents to seek more information at www.health.nd.gov/covidvaccinelocator.

Readers can reach reporter Michelle Griffith, a Report for America corps member, at mgriffith@forumcomm.com.

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