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1 new COVID-19 case in St. Louis County

Numbers as of Friday, June 5.

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The Minnesota Department of Health reported one new case of COVID-19 on Friday in St. Louis County.

That brings the number of people who have tested positive through lab-based testing to 119, though more than 50 of them no longer need to be isolated, according to St. Louis County.

On Friday, three people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in St. Louis County and none of them were in an intensive care unit, according to the county.

One new case was also reported in Aitkin County, where the number of people who have tested positive is now 12. The first case was reported May 8.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported no new cases in Douglas, Bayfield or Ashland counties Friday.


Statewide in Minnesota, the health department reported 712 new COVID-19 cases and the completion of 11,006 more diagnostic tests.

As of Friday's update, there are 5,116 known and active cases of COVID-19 in the state. More than 20,000 people who have tested positive in the last few months no longer need to be isolated.

Intensive care unit use has dropped for the second day in a row by 22 more beds to 220. Another 258 around the state are hospitalized outside of an ICU setting.

On Friday, the health department reported 33 new COVID-19-related deaths, and 26 of them were in a long-term care facility. No new deaths were reported in the Northland.

This story was updated at 4:07 p.m. June 5 with additional information from St. Louis County and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. It was originally posted at 11:48 a.m. June 5.

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