North Dakota reports 2 COVID-19 deaths as Fargo area cases rise
BISMARCK, N.D. — Following are the North Dakota Department of Health COVID-19 case rates, deaths, hospitalizations and vaccinations as of Tuesday, April 6. Because all data is preliminary, some numbers and totals may change from one day to the next.
Statewide case rates
- NEW CASES: 261
- TOTAL ACTIVE CASES: 1,142
- TOTAL CASES: 103,974
- TOTAL RECOVERED: 101,364
- DAILY TEST POSITIVITY RATE: 8.1%
North Dakota’s active case count increased by 37 on Tuesday. Cass County, which includes Fargo, saw 138 new cases and has nearly half of the state’s active cases, which have doubled since late February. The two-week rolling average positivity rate is 4.7%.
- ACTIVE HOSPITALIZATIONS: 30
- DEATHS, NEWLY REPORTED: 2
- TOTAL DEATHS: 1,468
The state Department of Health reported that a man in his 40s from Grand Forks County and a woman in her 70s from Cass County have died from COVID-19. Hospitalizations rose by one over the previous day.
- FIRST DOSE ADMINISTERED: 246,651 (42.2% of population)
- FULL VACCINE COVERAGE: 172,091 (29.5% of population)
The state continues to be a national leader in vaccine distribution, with a total of 434,810 shots administered. The health department urges residents to seek more information at www.health.nd.gov/covidvaccinelocator.