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8 people die of COVID-19 in the Northland

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The Northland recorded eight more deaths from COVID-19 on Sunday — four in St. Louis County and one each in Aitkin, Bayfield, Carlton and Koochiching counties.

Two of the St. Louis County victims were between the ages of 70 and 74; one was between 80 and 84, and another was between 85 and 89, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

The Carlton County resident was between 90 and 94; in Aitkin County the person who died was between 75 and 79; and the Koochiching County victim was between 70 and 74.

Wisconsin does not report the ages for each death.

Twenty-nine Aitkin County residents, 12 Bayfield County residents, 16 Carlton County residents, six Koochiching County residents and 112 St. Louis County residents have now lost their lives to COVID-19.


St. Louis County recorded 315 more people who have tested positive for the coronavirus. The county's seven-day average of new cases is 217 new cases a day.

New cases from the past two days and seven-day averages in other counties:

  • Aitkin — 12; 22.
  • Carlton — 79; 64.
  • Cook — 6; 3.
  • Itasca — 49; 43.3.
  • Koochiching — 7; 11
  • Lake — 13; 14.

Wisconsin reported 22 new deaths from COVID-19 on Sunday. The state also reported that 3,831 more people have tested positive.
Meanwhile, Minnesota reported 57 deaths and 8,953 new cases Sunday.

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