(Bismarck, ND) -- New COVID-19 cases are down in North Dakota.
State health officials say there were 940 new cases statewide in the last week. Eleven counties remain in the medium risk category and nine are at high risk.
Hospitalizations were up, with over 75 patients admitted.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, more than 274-thousand North Dakotans have contracted COVID-19 and more than 22-hundred have died.
Trends over the past number of months however have showed numbers slowing and concerns, while still lingering, subsiding among medical experts in the state.