ND COVID-19 numbers announced on Aug. 5

COVID-19 Test Results

Results listed are from the previous day.


Woman in her 80s from Grand Forks County with underlying health conditions.


Barnes County – 1

Benson County – 3

Burleigh County – 41

Cass County – 18

Eddy County – 2

Foster County – 6

Grand Forks County – 8

Kidder County – 1

Logan County – 1

McLean County – 3

Mercer County – 1

Morton County – 5

Nelson County – 3

Ramsey County – 6

Richland County – 5

Rolette County – 3

Stark County – 6

Traill County – 2

Walsh County – 3

Ward County – 2

Wells County – 1

Williams County – 3


335,542 – Total Number of Tests Completed* (+5,725 total tests from yesterday)

162,014 – Total Unique Individuals Tested* (+1,544 unique individuals from yesterday)

154,957 – Total Negative (+1,420 unique individuals from yesterday)

7,057 – Total Positive (+124 unique individuals from yesterday)

1,677 – Total Positives from Serial (Repeat) Testing**** (+39 unique individuals from yesterday)

2.2% – Daily Positivity Rate**

394 – Total Hospitalized (+5 individual from yesterday)

42 – Currently Hospitalized (-9 individuals from yesterday)

5,837 – Total Recovered (+122 individuals from yesterday)

108 – Total Deaths*** (+1 individual from yesterday)

* Note that this does not include individuals from out of state and has been updated to reflect the most recent information discovered after cases were investigated.

**Because the serial tests completed and added to the total number of tests completed can result in new individuals who test positive, the daily positivity rate will be calculated using the total positives for the day by the daily number of tests completed instead of the daily number of unique individuals tested.

*** Number of individuals who tested positive and died from any cause while infected with COVID-19.

**** This number includes individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 after they had previously had a negative test.

For descriptions of these categories, visit the NDDoH dashboard.

For the most updated and timely information and updates related to COVID-19, visit the NDDoH website at www.health.nd.gov/coronavirus, follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and visit the CDC website at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus.


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