• July 14 Press Conference Summary

    July 14 Press Conference Summary

    Current COVID-19 Case Numbers in North Dakota: 4,493 total positive cases, 720 active confirmed cases, 3,685 recovered, 88 deaths, 42 hospitalized
    Speakers: Governor Burgum, Kirsten Baesler-Superintendent of Public School

    Focus: K-12 Smart Restart Guidance issued

    • This gives local school boards the authority to decide how their school will operate during the 20-21 school year.
    • Each school will need to develop a Health and Safety Plan and Distance Learning Plan.    
    • PDF link - that will be updated as available.   
     Additional points of note: Other issues covered: Immunization requirements for youth attending school will not be relaxed or delayed. 160 out of 218 long-term care facilities are allowing enhanced visitation, There are only 15 active COVID-19 cases in long-term care facilities.  
    Next Press Conference on Tuesday at 3:30pm