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3 new COVID-19 cases reported in St. Louis County

Numbers as of Friday, June 19.

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

St. Louis County reported a total of eight known active cases, no hospitalizations from COVID-19 and 106 recovered cases.

Of the 362 new cases the state reported, no other cases were reported in Northeastern Minnesota.

The new cases were among the 14,216 diagnostic tests completed in the last day.

The state also reported that 17 more Minnesotans with COVID-19 have died; 13 of them were residents of long-term care facilities. All of them were at least 60 years old.


The number of people with COVID-19 who have died in Minnesota is now 1,361.

As of Friday, the number of Minnesotans in an intensive care unit dropped by three patients to 168. That number has declined in each of the past four days. The number of people with COVID-19 hospitalized outside of an ICU setting also dropped by three patients to 171.

Of the 32,031 Minnesotans who have tested positive in the last few months, 27,709 of them no longer require isolation.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 278 new COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths. None of them were recorded in Northwestern Wisconsin.

This story was updated at 2:20 p.m. June 19 with additional information from St. Louis County and Wisconsin Department of Health Services. It was originally posted at 12:34 p.m. June 19.

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