BISMARCK — Following are the North Dakota Department of Health COVID-19 case rates, deaths, hospitalizations and vaccinations as of Monday, May 3. Because all data is preliminary, some numbers and totals may change from one day to the next.

Statewide case rates

  • NEW CASES: 55
  • TOTAL ACTIVE CASES: 1,019
  • TOTAL CASES: 107,763
  • TOTAL RECOVERED: 105,250
  • DAILY TEST POSITIVITY RATE: 7.63%

Cass County, which includes Fargo and West Fargo, reported six additional positive cases on Monday, for a total of 197 active cases. Burleigh County, which includes Bismarck, reported 17 additional cases, for a total of 169 active cases. The 14-day statewide rolling average for positivity is 4.4%.

Hospitalizations, deaths

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  • ACTIVE HOSPITALIZATIONS: 43

  • DEATHS, NEWLY REPORTED: Zero

  • TOTAL DEATHS: 1,494

The Department of Health did not announce any new deaths on Monday.

Vaccinations

  • FIRST DOSE ADMINISTERED: 278,694 (46.6% of population)

  • COMPLETED SERIES (TWO DOSES): 246,042 (41.2% of population)

A total of 546,415 shots have been administered to North Dakotans as of Friday. The demand for COVID-19 vaccinations has plateaued in the month of April, and state officials are urging residents to get vaccinated to help the state achieve herd immunity. The Department of Health urges residents to seek more information at www.health.nd.gov/covidvaccinelocator.

Readers can reach reporter Adam Willis, a Report for America corps member, at awillis@forumcomm.com.

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