(Bismarck, ND) -- Daily COVID positivity rate dropping again, but active cases continue to rise in North Dakota.

The state department of health reported an additional 121 cases of the virus Thursday, including 41 in Cass County.

The good news, no new deaths were reported.

The daily positivity rate for the state dropped again to 2.71%, but active cases jumped Thursday by 62 to 773. Hospitalizations stayed put at 16 state wide.

189,773 North Dakotans have received at least one dose of a Coronavirus vaccine, while 317,164 total shots have been given.