As COVID-19 continues to spread across the state, another 16 new cases have surfaced today in North Dakota according to KFYR-TV.  That brings the total to 142 total for the state.  We've had a total of 3 deaths (none today) and 34 people have recovered.

A.M. POSITIVE TEST RESULTS | March 31 at 3 p.m. – April 1 at 9 a.m.

Man in his 50s from Ward County, under investigation
Woman in her 60s from Ward County, under investigation
Man in his 50s from Ward County, under investigation
Man in his 70s from Stark County, community spread
Man in his 60s from Stark County, community spread
Man in his 60s from Grand Forks County, travel
Woman in her 40s from Burke County, under investigation
Female age 10-19 from Burke County, under investigation
Man in his 20s from Burleigh County, under investigation
Woman in her 20s from Burleigh County, under investigation
Man in his 40s from Grand Forks County, travel
Woman in her 40s from Mountrail County, under investigation
Woman in her 70s from Rolette County, under investigation
Woman in her 40s from Cass County, under investigation
Woman in her 30s from Cass County, close contact
Male age 10-19 from Cass County, under investigation

With two children ages 10-19 testing positive today, that should be a sober reminder that kids and teens are not immune to this disease and should practice social distancing.

Job Service North Dakota has received more than 24,600 claims for unemployment benefits over the last 13 days, which is more than in all of 2019, Burgum said.