Bismarck  (CSi)  Governor Doug Burgum postponed his COVID-19 News Briefing Tuesday afternoon at the state capital in Bismarck, due to his attendance at Grand Forks Police Officer, Cody Holte’s funeral.

Burgum’s News Briefing has been rescheduled for Wed. Jun 3, at 3:30-p.m.

Positive COVID-19 Test Results
Results listed are from the previous day.



  • Woman in her 60s from Cass County with underlying health conditions.
  • Woman in her 90s from Cass County with underlying health conditions.
  • Woman in her 80s from Cass County with underlying health conditions.
  • Man in his 90s from Cass County with underlying health conditions.


  • Burleigh County – 1
  • Cass County – 18
  • Dickey County – 1
  • Mountrail County – 1
  • Ward County – 1


98,717 – Total Number of Tests Completed* (+1,611 total tests from yesterday)


73,644 – Total Unique Individuals Tested* (+343 unique individuals from yesterday)

70,998 – Total Negative (+322 unique individuals from yesterday)

2,646 – Total Positive (+22 unique individuals from yesterday)

After investigation it was determined that a previously reported case from Cass County was from out of state.

1.4% – Daily Positivity Rate**

170 – Total Hospitalized (+1 individuals from yesterday)

34 – Currently Hospitalized (-1 individuals from yesterday)

2,127 – Total Recovered (+49 individuals from yesterday)

65 – Total Deaths*** (+4 individual from yesterday)


* Note that this does not include individuals from out of state and has been updated to reflect the most recent information discovered after cases were investigated.

**Because the serial tests completed and added to the total number of tests completed can result in new individuals who test positive, the daily positivity rate will be calculated using the total positives for the day by the daily number of tests completed instead of the daily number of unique individuals tested.


*** Number of individuals who tested positive and died from any cause while infected with COVID-19.

For descriptions of these categories, visit the NDDoH dashboard.

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