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53 more COVID-19 cases, no new deaths Friday in Northland

Nearly 53,000 residents in Northeastern Minnesota have now received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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The states of Minnesota and Wisconsin reported 53 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths from the illness in the Northland on Friday.

New cases and seven-day averages in Northland counties:

  • Aitkin — 2; 8.
  • Carlton — 2; 4.6.
  • Cook — 1; 0.3.
  • Itasca — 6; 7.7.
  • Koochiching — 1; 0.4.
  • Lake — 3; 1.6.
  • St. Louis — 34; 22.1.
  • Ashland — 1; 1.6.
  • Bayfield — 2; 1
  • Douglas — 1; 2.4.

The new cases were among 1,058 in Minnesota and 939 in Wisconsin. Minnesota reported 13 deaths from COVID-19 and its complications Friday, while Wisconsin reported 11 deaths.

Northeastern Minnesota logged roughly 2,540 more administered vaccines Friday. St. Louis County residents accounted for more than 1,000 of those doses.

Nearly 53,000 residents in the seven-county region have now received at least one dose and 28% of those people have completed the two-dose series. More than 38% of all residents ages 65 and older in the region have received at least one vaccine dose.

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That data does not yet include vaccines administered Thursday and Friday as it takes the state a couple days to validate new vaccine figures.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services on Thursday launched new vaccine data that includes county-level information. Ashland, Bayfield and Douglas counties collectively logged another 430 administered doses, according to Friday's report.

About 10,600 people in that three-county region have received at least one shot and 31% of them have had both doses.

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This story was updated at 5 p.m. Feb. 12 with additional information from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. It was originally posted at 11:44 a.m. Feb. 12.

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