Three more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in St. Louis County, bringing the number of cases confirmed through lab-based testing to 110 on Wednesday, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
Of the total number of people who have tested positive in St. Louis County, 54 of them no longer need to be isolated, according to St. Louis County. On Wednesday, the county also reported that five people were hospitalized and four of them were in an intensive care unit.
Three more people have also tested positive in Carlton County, where the total is now 70.
One more person has tested positive in Itasca County, bringing the total to 50.
Lake County still has one case. Cook County has no confirmed cases.
Statewide, 17,670 people in Minnesota have tested positive; 12,227 of them no longer need to be isolated, not including deaths.
In the last day, 5,503 COVID-19 diagnostic tests were completed and the Health Department reported a total of 645 cases across the state.
On Wednesday, 550 people were hospitalized and 212 of them were in an intensive care unit.
The Health Department reported 29 more deaths in Minnesota, bringing the total to 777.
This story was updated at 5:43 p.m. May 20 with additional information from St. Louis County. It was originally posted at 12:24 p.m. May 20.