• July 8 Press Conference Summary

    July 8 Press Conference Summary

    Current COVID-19 Case Numbers in North Dakota: 3,971 total positive cases, 439 active confirmed cases, 3,447 recovered, 85 deaths, 26 hospitalized
    Speakers: Governor Burgum, Michelle Kommer-Commerce Commissioner

    Focus: Getting tested assures you that you are safe to be around others

    • Please take advantage of multiple testing opportunities.
    • Working with health care providers on making sure that people can get a test if they request it.
      • If you are denied testing call 866-207-2880 between 8am and 5pm Monday to Friday
    • Email and text message for people with negative test is now available, 
    • There has been a resurgence of positive COVID-19 tests across the US.
      • Almost 70,000 tests completed in the last three weeks 
      • 14 day rolling average is up to 1.4% positives
      • Burleigh County currently has 128 active cases, which is the most in the state
    • Locations to get tested 
    Additional points of note: Other issues covered:  There is an interest in traveling to places like ND for summer vacation because of our low incidence of COVID-19, Behavioral Health assistance
    Next Press Conference on Tuesday at 3:30pm
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