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139 new cases of COVID-19 reported in St. Louis County

No new deaths were reported in Northland counties Sunday.

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Across the 10-county region of the Northland, 281 more people have tested positive for the coronavirus.

St. Louis County had the highest number of new cases with 139 reported by the Minnesota Department of Health on Sunday. This puts the county's latest seven-day average of new cases at 124 per day.

New cases and seven-day averages in other Northland counties:


  • Aitkin β€” 19; 16.4
  • Carlton β€” 48; 35.9

  • Itasca β€” 31; 29.7
  • Koochiching β€” 6; 3.6

  • Lake β€” 12; 6



  • Douglas β€” 10; 28.9
  • Ashland β€” 7; 13.4
  • Bayfield β€” 9; 17.4

Statewide, Minnesota reported 5,924 more infections.
Completed diagnostic tests were up by 44,913 in Minnesota. The state's single-day testing positivity rate β€” the percentage of tests that have come back positive β€” was 13%.

There were 31 deaths reported statewide in Minnesota; none were Northland residents.

Statewide in Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 4,280 more infections and completed another 12,761 more tests. The state's single-day positivity rate was 33.5%.

There were 11 deaths reported in Wisconsin, and none were Northland residents.

This story originally labeled the seven-day average of new cases for St. Louis County. It was updated at 6:46 p.m. Nov. 8. The seven-day average of new cases is 124 per day. The News Tribune regrets the error.

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