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1 death, 3 new COVID-19 cases in St. Louis County

Carlton, Itasca and Douglas counties all have one new case.

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The Minnesota Department of Health reported one new COVID-19-related death in St. Louis County, bringing the total number to 16.

The person was in their 90s. It was one of eight new deaths recorded around the state.

St. Louis County continues to report that all deaths have been associated with long-term care and assisted living facilities.

Another three cases were reported in St. Louis County on Wednesday, raising the total number of new cases to 23 since Sunday.

On Wednesday, the county reported four hospitalizations with one person in an intensive care unit and another 23 people recovering at home.


One new case was reported each in Carlton and Itasca counties.

The Northland cases were among 463 statewide.

On Wednesday, the health department reported that 122 Minnesotans are currently hospitalized in an intensive care unit and another 143 are hospitalized outside an ICU setting.

Of the 39,589 Minnesotans who have tested positive over the last few months, 1,485 of them have died and 34,902 no longer need to be isolated.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported one new case in Douglas County. The new case was among 565 across the state.

Two more Wisconsin residents confirmed to have COVID-19 have died. None of them were residents of Douglas, Bayfield or Ashland counties.

This article was updated at 3:01 p.m. July 8 with additional information from St. Louis County and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. It was originally posted at 11:54 a.m. July 8.


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