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34 new COVID-19 cases reported in the Northland

Numbers as of Monday, Aug. 10.

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Twenty new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Northeastern Minnesota on Monday.

St. Louis County recorded 17 new cases. According to data from the county, 14 of those cases were in Duluth. Locations were not listed for the other cases.

The county has reported double-digit case increases 12 of the last 13 days.

The number of hospitalizations in the county remained at five, and the number of patients in an intensive care unit remained at two, according to St. Louis County.

The median age for people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the county has dropped again from 37 to 36 years old since Sunday. It was reported at 41 on Thursday.

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As of Monday, the number of active cases in St. Louis County was 174.

According to the Minnesota Department of Health, Koochiching County saw an increase of two recorded cases and Carlton County saw one additional case Monday.

The new cases in Northeastern Minnesota were among 625 reported statewide. Another 12,787 more diagnostic tests have been completed.

The state reported the death of three more Minnesotans due to COVID-19. None of them were residents of the Northland.

In Wisconsin, Douglas County recorded 13 new cases Monday, according to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. Bayfield County recorded one new case.

Statewide, Wisconsin DHS reported 507 new cases Monday. Another 8,167 tests have been completed.

Wisconsin reported no additional deaths due to COVID-19 on Monday.

This story was updated at 2:47 p.m. Aug. 10 with additional information from COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin. It was originally posted at 12:21 p.m. Aug. 10.

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