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1 new COVID-19-related death in St. Louis County

Numbers as of Friday, July 24.

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The state of Minnesota reported another COVID-19-related death in St. Louis County on Friday, bringing the death number to 17.

The individual was in their 100s, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

Another five new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in St. Louis County, putting the number of new state-reported and lab-confirmed cases since Sunday to 30. Two of those cases were Duluth residents and one was a Hermantown resident.

St. Louis County reported no change in the number of hospitalizations in the county Friday. Three patients with COVID-19 are hospitalized; none of them are in an intensive care unit. The county reported 52 active cases.

Carlton and Itasca counties each recorded one new case.


The seven new Northland cases were among 733 reported statewide Friday and another 16,789 diagnostic tests have been completed in Minnesota.

A total of five more deaths were recorded in the state as well.

The number of people hospitalized in an intensive care setting has increased by one in the last day to 108. The number of people hospitalized outside that setting has dropped by five to 170.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported five new cases in Douglas County on Friday, bringing the number of lab-confirmed cases since Sunday to 13.

One new case each was recorded in Bayfield and Ashland counties.

The state of Wisconsin reported a total of 1,018 new cases. That's the third time since the state reached its record high of new cases reported in a single day. On Tuesday, the state recorded more than 1,000 new cases.

Another 17,456 diagnostic tests were completed, putting the positivity rate at 5.83%.

No new deaths were reported in Wisconsin on Friday.


This story was updated at 2:14 p.m. July 24 with additional information from St. Louis County and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. It was originally posted at 11:26 a.m. July 24.

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