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112 New Cases, Three New Deaths in North Dakota



(Bismarck, ND) — Positivity rate and hospitalizations continue to drop in the fight against COVID-19 in North Dakota.

The daily positivity rate in the state dropped to 2.16% Thursday, over a full percentage point lower than Wednesday.

The state department of health also reported an additional 112 positive cases over the last 24 hours, including 42 in Cass County.

Three new deaths, all women in their 90s from Ward, Pierce and Ransom Counties were also reported.

While active cases of the virus jumped up 29 to 641 Thursday, hospitalizations from the Coronavirus dropped by one to 17 state wide.

Over 167,773 North Dakotans have received at least one dose of a Coronavirus Vaccine, while 280,120 total shots have been administered.