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1 new COVID-19 case in the Northland

Numbers as of Tuesday, June 16.

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

Among the 197 new cases the state reported, only one was recorded in the Northland. The health department also reported the completion of 6,294 more diagnostic tests in the last day.

Nine more Minnesotans have died with COVID-19. None of those people lived in Northeastern Minnesota.

As of Tuesday, the number of Minnesotans in an intensive care unit was 185, a number that's dropped by nearly 100 since it peaked May 30. Another 172 were hospitalized outside of an ICU setting with COVID-19.

Of the 30,882 Minnesotans who have tested positive in the last few months, 27,006 no longer need to be isolated. There have been 1,313 deaths in the state.


The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 270 new COVID-19 cases and 9 deaths statewide Tuesday. None of them were recorded in the northernmost Wisconsin counties.

This story was updated at 3:50 p.m. June 16 with additional information from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. It was originally posted at 11:24 a.m. June 16.

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