The Latest: North Dakota governor orders mask mandate
State health data show North Dakota reached a grim new milestone on Friday, as its COVID-19 death toll eclipsed the 700 mark. DeWine tested positive using a rapid test before testing negative later that day after using a more sensitive laboratory-developed test. ___MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Alabama on Friday added almost 3,000 COVID-19 cases, the highest number reported in a single day since the pandemic began. Kansas averaged a record 2,553 new confirmed and probable coronavirus cases a day for the seven days ending Friday. The state health department added 6,282 coronavirus cases to the state’s pandemic tally since Wednesday, increasing it to 115,507.