BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Health reported 93 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, Jan. 10, bringing the number of active cases down to 1,899.

The state reported zero deaths yesterday and Sunday. North Dakota currently ranks sixth in the country for death rates, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Neighboring South Dakota is seventh.

Although new cases are significantly low, testing was also low, as 3,352 new tests were conducted. Today, 50.29% of the population has undergone COVID-19 testing since the beginning of the pandemic.

Cass, Burleigh and Ward counties continue to report the highest number of cases in the state. Cass County added 21 cases, while Burleigh County, which includes Bismarck, reported eight new cases. Ward and Grand Forks counties recorded 12 additional cases each on Sunday.

Neighboring Morton and Stark counties now have 79 and 76 active cases, respectively. Williston's Williams County recorded 102 total cases.

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Every county except Oliver County has at least one active case at the moment.

Ward County has the highest number of deaths, with 158 dead of COVID-19. Cass County trails close behind with 150 deaths, Burleigh County with 148 and Morton County with 80.

Slope, Golden Valley and Billings counties have had no COVID-19 deaths.

Adams, Dickey, McIntosh, McKenzie, Mercer, Morton, Ramsey, Ransom, Sioux, Stark, Stutsman, Walsh and Williams counties each added five or fewer new cases.

A total of 91,465 North Dakotans have recovered from COVID-19.

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