North Dakota tallies 91 new COVID-19 cases

August 9, 2020 GMT

North Dakota health officials reported 91 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, pushing the state to record a new high in active cases.

The Department of Health tallied 1,129 people with active cases of the coronavirus a day after it reported the most cases in a single day, with 181 on Saturday. Over the past two weeks, the rolling average number of daily new cases has increased by 11, an increase of 9%.

Over the course of the pandemic, 7,596 people have tested positive for COVID-19, but about 84% have recovered. 112 people have died after contracting COVID-19. There were no new deaths reported on Sunday.