BISMARCK — The number of active COVID-19 cases in North Dakota saw a small uptick over the last week, though the number of hospitalizations remained steady.

The following are North Dakota's COVID-19 case rates, deaths and hospitalizations during the week of Saturday, July 10 to Friday, July 16.

Vaccinations

  • FIRST DOSE ADMINISTERED AS OF JULY 16: 51.4% of those 18 and older, 48.4% of those 12 and older

  • COMPLETED SERIES (TWO DOSES) AS OF JULY 16: 48.7% of those 18 and older, 45.6% of those 12 and older

A total of 3,344 shots were administered from July 10 to July 15, the latest data available.

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The Department of Health urges residents to seek more information about vaccines at www.health.nd.gov/covidvaccinelocator.

Statewide case rates

  • NEW CASES REPORTED DURING WEEK OF JUNE 19: 157
  • ACTIVE CASES AS OF JULY 16: 190
  • TOTAL CASES THROUGHOUT PANDEMIC: 110,975
  • TOTAL RECOVERED THROUGHOUT PANDEMIC: 109,249

From July 10 to 16, North Dakota reported 157 additional positive cases, and active cases increased by 43 during the week.

As of Friday, Ward County had at least 34 people known to be infected with the virus — the most of North Dakota's 53 counties. Following Ward County is Burleigh and Stark County, each with 24 known cases.

The state's rolling 14-day average positivity rate for its COVID-19 cases sits at 1.61%.

Hospitalizations, deaths

  • ACTIVE HOSPITALIZATIONS AS OF JULY 16: 10

  • DEATHS, NEWLY REPORTED: 4

  • TOTAL DEATHS THROUGHOUT PANDEMIC: 1,536

Hospitalizations remained steady during the week of July 10.

Readers can reach reporter Michelle Griffith, a Report for America corps member, at mgriffith@forumcomm.com.

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