Another St. Louis County resident has died from COVID-19.
The person was between ages 85 and 89, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The county has now recorded 39 deaths and more than one-third of them were reported in the last two weeks.
Since Thursday, Aug. 10, 14 St. Louis County residents have died from COVID-19. Nearly all of them were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.
The Northland recorded 67 more people with COVID-19 on Thursday. Twenty-six of them live in St. Louis County. So far this week, the county has seen an average of 30.6 new cases a day.
Of the 237 cases the county has recorded since Friday, Sept. 18, 192 of them have been in a Duluth ZIP code, according to the Health Department's weekly ZIP code update. Some Duluth ZIP codes include areas on the outskirts of Duluth, such as Hermantown.
The ZIP code containing Hibbing has recorded 28 more people with COVID-19 in the last week. The Eveleth ZIP code has recorded 11. The Ely ZIP code has recorded six more diagnoses in the last week and the Chisholm ZIP code has five.
A total of 1,481 St. Louis County residents have been diagnosed since the pandemic began and the county estimates 302 of them were currently requiring isolation Thursday.
Ten residents of Carlton County have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the state's Thursday update. That's the most cases the county has recorded in a day.
Of the 30 people who been diagnosed with COVID-19 in Carlton County in the last week, 13 live in Esko's ZIP code, nine live in Cloquet's ZIP code and five live in Barnum's ZIP code.
Koochiching County recorded five more people with COVID-19. Itasca County recorded four more people while Lake and Aitkin counties each recorded one.
Statewide, Minnesota reported 995 more people with COVID-19 and three more deaths. Another 21,159 diagnostic tests have been completed.
In Wisconsin, Douglas and Ashland counties each recorded eight more people with COVID-19, according to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. Since Sunday, Ashland County has recorded 30 new lab-confirmed cases.
The county has required bars and taverns in the city of Ashland to close for 17 days beginning Friday after the majority of those cases have been linked to "spontaneous gatherings" at bars and taverns.
Bayfield County recorded four more diagnoses on Thursday for a total of 15 so far this week.
Wisconsin reported a total of 2,392 more people with COVID-19 on Thursday. That's just shy of the state's single-day high of 2,533 new cases on Sept. 18.
Another 13,279 diagnostic tests have been completed for a 19% positive rate, meaning the percent of tests that came back positive. Anything above a 5% positive rate is considered too high, according to the World Health Organization.
Six more Wisconsin residents have died from COVID-19. None of them lived in the Northland.
This story was updated at 2:45 p.m. Sept. 24 with additional information from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. It was originally posted at 12:12 p.m. Sept. 24.