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3 new cases in St. Louis County; no new cases in Carlton County

Numbers as of Wednesday, May 14.

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Three more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in St. Louis County, bringing the number of cases confirmed through lab-based testing to 99 on Wednesday.

Forty-eight of those people no longer need to isolated, according to St. Louis County. As of Wednesday four people were hospitalized in the county, two of them in an intensive care unit. The hospitalized cases have ranged between the ages of 29 and 92 years old with the median age being 79.

No new cases have been reported in Carlton County, where the number of confirmed cases is still 65, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

The Health Department is now reporting 40 cases in Itasca County. No new cases have been reported in Lake County, the first of which was announced May 6.

There have been no confirmed cases in Cook County.


Statewide, 12,917 people have tested positive and 1,532 of them have been health care workers. Of the total number of people who have tested positive, 8,149 of them no longer need to be isolated and that number does not include deaths.

On Wednesday, 494 people were hospitalized and 199 of them were in an intensive care unit.

The Health Department reported 24 more deaths on Wednesday in Minnesota, bringing the total to 638.

This story was updated at 4:15 p.m. May 13 with additional information from St. Louis County.It was originally posted at 11:25 a.m. May 13.

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