(Bismarck, ND) -- The daily positivity rate in North Dakota dropping towards the rolling average, despite active cases and hospitalizations rising slightly.

The state department of health reported an additional 177 cases of the virus Wednesday, including 62 in Cass County.

One new death, a man in his 70s from Golden Valley County, was also reported. 

The daily positivity rate did drop back down to 3.54%, while active cases jumped up by 36 to 1,155. Hospitalizations increased by one statewide to 28.

So far, 263,317 North Dakotans have received at least one dose of a Coronavirus Vaccine, while 484,203 total shots have been administered.