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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe: positive covid cases rise to 44


PHOTO FROM STANDING ROCK INCIDENT COMMAND FACEBOOK PAGE. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe partnered with the North Dakota National Guard to conduct mass testing throughout the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe reported 44 positive COVID-19 cases on Thursday, June 25, with 11 recoveries. There have been no deaths reported due to the virus. A total of 2,812 tests have been administered with 2,774 negative results. As of June 25, there are four pending tests.

The Tribe’s covid website, srstcovid19.com breaks down the number of cases by county and district:

SIOUX COUNTY: 19    CORSON COUNTY: 15

LONG SOLDIER – 12

 11 Active, 1 Recovered

BEAR SOLDIER – 12

 9 Active, 3 RecovereD​

WAKPALA – 2

1 Active, 1 Recovered

KENEL – 1

1 Active, 0 Recovered

PORCUPINE – 2

1 Active, 1 Recovered

CANNONBALL – 5

 5 Active, 0 Recovered​

RUNNING ANTELOPE – 0

0 Active, 0 Recovered

ROCK CREEK – 0

0 Active, 0 Recovered

The site also lists ​positive IHS cases that are off the reservation:

MORTON COUNTY – 5

3 Active, 2 Recovered

BURLEIGH COUNTY – 4

3 Active, 1 Recovered

WALWORTH COUNTY – 1

1 Active, 0 Recovered

PHOTO FROM STANDING ROCK INCIDENT COMMAND FACEBOOK PAGE Motorist line up for drive-thru mass testing for COVID-19. The Tribe has been doing testing at various communities throughout the reservation.

 

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