North Dakota Implements Mask Mandate, Capacity Limits As COVID SurgesNorth Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum ordered a statewide mask mandate and imposed several business restrictions late Friday in an effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus that has stressed the state’s hospital capacity.
COVID Hits Rural Midwestern Communities, Leaving Small Town Doctors WorriedRural counties across Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana sit among the top in the nation for new cases per capita over the last two weeks, according to Johns Hopkins researchers. In counties with just a few thousand people, the number of cases per capita can soar with even a small outbreak — and the toll hits close to home in tight-knit towns.
North Dakota, South Dakota Lead U.S. In COVID-19 Growth, As Republican Governors Reject Mask RequirementsCoronavirus infections in the Dakotas are growing faster than anywhere else in the nation, fueling impassioned debates over masks and personal freedom after months in which the two states avoided the worst of the pandemic.
Coronavirus In North Dakota: Deaths From COVID-19 In Greater Fargo-Moorhead Area Up To 42Cass and Clay counties have confirmed a combined total of 1,014 COVID-19 cases.
Coronavirus Updates: North Dakota Governor To Decide This Week If Business Closures Will Be ExtendedGov. Doug Burgum said Monday he will make a decision this week whether to extend an order to keep most businesses closed in an effort to contain the coronavirus as cases continue to grow in North Dakota.