BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota health officials on Monday reported a record number of hospitalizations in the state due to the coronavirus.
According to the North Dakota Department of Health, 43 people are currently hospitalized, up five from Sunday.
New diagnoses of the coronavirus also reached a new high in North Dakota on Monday, The Bismarck Tribune reported. The Health Department reported a record 108 new diagnoses in 20 counties. North Dakota has confirmed 4,442 cases since the beginning of the pandemic.
Monday’s test results include 28 new cases in Cass County and 21 new cases in Burleigh County.
No new deaths are reported, leaving North Dakota’s death toll at 87.
For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia.
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