Several states in the Midwest of the country, including North and South Dakota, have reported the highest number of infections per capita in the last week.
The state reported 475 new confirmed cases on Monday but there are only 260 hospital beds available in North Dakota.
The state currently has 3,661 active coronavirus cases, health department figures show, with a total of 100 deaths reported in September.
North Dakota also has the highest rate of infection per capita out of any state in the nation.
Around 70 percent of students have not been tested, despite making up a large proportion of new cases, the state's contract tracing administrator has said.
Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Hawaii and Virginia are among the states where new COVID-19 deaths have increased in recent weeks.
New infections were reported to have increased in Wisconsin, Utah, Tennessee, North Dakota and South Dakota in recent weeks.
North Dakota has also recorded more COVID-19 deaths in September than any other month.
New COVID-19 infections have been on the rise in North Dakota since mid-July, according to the state health department.
North Dakota health officials confirmed a new record for active coronavirus cases in the state on Monday, making it the highest rate of infections of any state in the country over this period.
The three states have experienced their highest ever 14-day averages of new cases: Here are the latest developments in each state.
North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Montana, Arkansas, Missouri, Indiana and Illinois are at risk of a spike in coronavirus cases.
Several states in the Midwest, including Iowa and South Dakota, have reported an increase in new cases in recent weeks.
Local media reported that the standoff between Trump supporters and Black Lives Matter activists was peaceful.
Average daily new cases have been on an upward trend in several states in the Midwest, including Iowa, Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska.
"As I've long said, all North Dakotans deserve to be treated equally and live free of discrimination," Gov. Doug Burgum said. "There's no place for the hurtful and divisive rhetoric in the NDGOP resolutions."
New infections have surged in North Dakota, Montana, Colorado, Minnesota and West Virginia.
DeWine responded to North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum's recent statement about "mask shaming" during an interview Sunday morning.
Gov. Doug Burgum, a Republican, cautioned people against thinking of the decision to wear a mask or face covering as a political one.
Arizona, North Carolina, North Dakota, Texas and Virginia have all reported their largest weekly increases in COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began.
The state has experienced its second-highest day of new coronavirus cases, even as it plans on reopening businesses on Friday.
On Wednesday night, North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum issued new guidelines for the state's businesses restrictions, suggesting that they will end on May 1.
It was found to contain several documents of historical value to the city of Williston.
Other states affected include Wisconsin, Nebraska, Vermont and Maine.
A North Dakota man was arrested Monday for allegedly burning a Bible inside a Walmart as part of a plan to steal items from the store, according to police.
North Dakota Democrat Oley Larsen has refused to resign his leadership position after controversial social media posts, despite being called upon by Democrats and Republicans to do so.
Rep. Ilhan Omar responded after a North Dakota Republican shared a debunked picture which he falsely claimed showed her checking a gun at an Al-Qaeda terrorist training camp.
DNA evidence led authorities to a Dakota Access Pipeline protester who was involved in the riots in 2016.
A North Dakota man has pleaded guilty to a September 2018 attack on a woman he believed to be a witch.