GRAND FORKS — As coronavirus cases grow in North Dakota, the The North Dakota Department of Health took a tally of the total number of ventilators on-hand in the state.

According to their count, North Dakota has 286 ventilators, with 120 of them located in Cass County and 51 in Grand Forks County.

Representatives from the North Dakota Hospital Association said there are efforts to get more ventilators in the state, but there's currently a nationwide shortage in the supply of the life-saving machines.

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