• May 20 Press Conference Summary

    May 20 Press Conference Summary

    Current COVID-19 Case Numbers in North Dakota: 2,095 total positive cases, 744 active confirmed cases, 1,302 recovered, 49 deaths
    Speakers: Governor Burgum

    Focus: 50th Press Conference
    Additional points of note:

    • Testing site location map 
      • Minority groups have higher positive test rates over other ethnicities.
      • State Hospital in Jamestown tested 500 residents and staff over 2 day period, with one positive test.
    • New Care 19 Exposure app to be released in two weeks. App utilizes bluetooth to inform individuals of possible COVID-19 exposure.
    Other issues covered: Multiple open jobs within ND Health Department, Opening of the State Capitol being discussed.

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