Another 79 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in Northeastern Minnesota, the state Department of Health said, but there were no deaths reported locally on Monday.
There were 57 positive tests reported in St. Louis County as cases continue to surge locally. The report also included 10 new cases in Itasca County, six in Carlton County, four in Lake County and one each in Cook and Koochiching counties.
Additionally, the health department said there were four probable cases reported in Carlton County and two in St. Louis County. While confirmed cases rely on positive polymerase chain reaction, or PCR, tests, probable cases rely on positive antigen tests and are recorded separately by the state.
Statewide, there were four new deaths reported. Minnesota saw 1,570 new cases and the completion of 23,273 additional tests. The single-day positivity rate was 6.75%, up from Saturday.
In Wisconsin, Bayfield County saw 13 new diagnoses, while Douglas County reported 12 and Ashland added four, according to Monday's Department of Health Services update.
Across Wisconsin, there were 2,883 new cases confirmed, with the completion of 12,749 additional tests. That's a positivity rate of 22.61%, down from Sunday.
There were 10 deaths reported statewide in Wisconsin.
This story was updated at 2:17 p.m. p.m. Oct 26 with additional information about Wisconsin. It was originally posted at 11:33 a.m. Oct 26.