Counties across the Northland reported 21 new cases of COVID-19 in both Minnesota and Wisconsin on Tuesday.
Twelve of the cases reside in St. Louis County, bringing its total case count to 1,173. Currently, 193 of these cases are active and require isolation.
Four people are currently hospitalized for COVID-19 in the county, half of whom are located in intensive care unit settings.
Itasca County reported two new cases as well. No other Northeastern Minnesota counties recorded cases.
Statewide, the Minnesota Department of Health reported 432 new cases on Tuesday.
Minnesota also recorded five new deaths, which were located in Beltrami, Dakota, Freeborn and Hennepin counties. Three were people residing in private homes, while the remaining two residing in long-term or assisted living facilities.
On Tuesday, 238 were hospitalized statewide, with 131 located in an ICU.
An additional 9,672 new diagnostic tests were also recorded in the state.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported four more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Douglas County. Two more people have been diagnosed in Bayfield County and one more person has been diagnosed in Ashland County.
Those cases were among 1,348 more diagnoses reported statewide on Tuesday. Another 12,266 people have been tested in Wisconsin in the last day.
Ten more Wisconsin residents have died from COVID-19. None of them resided in the Northland.
This story was updated at 3:01 p.m. Sept. 15 with additional information from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. It was originally posted at 11:38 a.m. Sept. 15.