Statewide COVID-19 cases reach new peak
August 24, 2020
"The numbers are starting to go in the wrong direction," Governor Burgum announced during his weekly coronavirus press conference Wednesday. In the seven days prior, a total of 1,003 North Dakotans had tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the state's active case count close to 1,400 for the first time since the pandemic began.
Yet, two of the main metrics to which Burgum pays close attention...