One more person has tested positive for COVID-19 in Carlton County, bringing the number of cases confirmed through lab-based testing to 71 on Thursday, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
One more person has also tested positive in Itasca County, where the total number of confirmed cases is 51.
No new cases were reported in St. Louis County on Thursday. The last time no new cases were reported in St. Louis County was May 15. As of Thursday, 52 of the 110 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the county have recovered and 13 have died.
Five people in St. Louis County were hospitalized as of Thursday; four of them were in an intensive care unit. Hospitalized cases have ranged between the ages of 29 and 92 with the median age being 79.
Cook County has no confirmed cases. Lake County still has one case.
The Health Department reported that 6,218 diagnostic tests were completed in the last day and 539 new cases were reported Thursday in Minnesota.
Statewide, 18,200 people have tested positive and 12,488 of them no longer need to be isolated, not including deaths.
On Thursday, 566 people were hospitalized in the state and 229 of them were in an intensive care unit.
The Health Department reported 32 more deaths in Minnesota, bringing the total to 809. None of those deaths were in the Northland and 28 of them were residents of long-term care facilities.
This story was updated at 4:20 p.m. May 21 with additional information from St. Louis County. It was originally posted at 11:29 a.m. May 21.