MINOT, N.D. — Yesterday, Nov. 10, some 30 North Dakotans died with COVID-19, bringing our state’s total since the pandemic began to 674.
I haven’t seen the numbers yet for today, Nov. 11, but I think we can count on them bringing news of more death.
Our hospitals are overwhelmed. Yesterday Gov. Doug Burgum said they are at 100% capacity. Things are so bad, Burgum’s administration has amended a previous executive order to “allow health care workers with asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 to continue working in hospitals’ COVID-19 units.”
That’s what is going on out here in the real world.
In the Bastiat Caucus, which is a group of Republican lawmakers who seem to operate in some alternate plane of reality, they’re still fighting against masking, and accusing those critical of their stance of shaming.