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30 Northland residents test positive for COVID-19

Another 474 Northeastern Minnesota residents have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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Thirty more Northland residents have tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.

St. Louis County reported 20 news cases Monday and no deaths. St. Louis County’s new seven-day average is 22. Other new cases and seven-day averages in Northland counties:

  • Aitkin — 1; 2.6.

  • Carlton — 1; 5.7.

  • Cook — 0; 0.

  • Itasca — 4; 7.1.

  • Koochiching — 0; 0.

  • Lake — 0; 1.3.

  • Ashland — 1; 1.9.

  • Bayfield — 1; 2.7.

  • Douglas — 11; 9.1.

Minnesota reported 564 new cases and Wisconsin reported 3,718 on Monday. Minnesota reported only three deaths and Wisconsin reported one more death Monday. None of the deaths reported was in the Northland.

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Another 474 Northeastern Minnesota residents have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, bringing the total number of people to more than 48,000 in the region. Of those people, more than 12,700 have completed their vaccine series of two doses.

The number of first doses administered by county and the total percentage of population vaccinated:

  • Aitkin — 4; 16.5%.

  • Carlton — 168; 16.5%.

  • Cook — 0; 32.8%.

  • Itasca — 48; 12%.

  • Koochiching — 25; 11.3%.

  • Lake — 6; 14.2%.

  • St. Louis — 225; 14.7%.

Minnesota updates its vaccine data every day with data numbers from a few days prior. Wisconsin updates its vaccine data weekly on Tuesday afternoons.

The number of intensive care beds available in Northeastern Minnesota was 14.7%, according to state data that's updated once every weekday with figures from the previous day.

Available non-ICU beds in the region is 19.2%. As of Monday, 20 people were hospitalized in the region with COVID-19 with four of them being in an ICU unit.

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