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North Dakota reports 2 COVID-19 deaths, 106 positive cases

The Department of Health on Wednesday, March 10, reported the deaths of a McHenry County man in his 90s and a Richland County man in his 60s.

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A coronavirus graphic. Courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

Statewide case rates

  • NEW CASES: 106
  • TOTAL ACTIVE CASES: 612
  • TOTAL CASES: 100,615
  • TOTAL RECOVERED: 98,552
  • DAILY TEST POSITIVITY RATE: 3.3%

North Dakota's active case count increased by 36 on Wednesday. Cass County reported 33 positive cases, while Burleigh County reported 12 additional positive cases.

Hospitalizations, deaths

  • ACTIVE HOSPITALIZATIONS: 18

  • DEATHS, NEWLY REPORTED: 2

  • TOTAL DEATHS: 1,451

The Department of Health reported the deaths of a McHenry County man in his 90s and a Richland County man in his 60s.

Vaccinations

  • FIRST DOSE ADMINISTERED: 160,915 (21.9% of population)

  • COMPLETED SERIES (Two doses): 88,690 (12.1% of population)

A total of 269,967 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 Forum News Service reporter Michelle Griffith, a Report for America corps member, at mgriffith@forumcomm.com.

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Michelle (she/her, English speaker) is a Bismarck-based journalist for The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead and Report for America, a national service organization that places journalists in local newsrooms to report on under-covered topics and communities.
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