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Four new COVID-19 cases in St. Louis County

There are no new cases in Carlton County.

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Four more confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported on Thursday in St. Louis County, bringing the total number of cases confirmed through lab-based testing to 58, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

Of the 58 people who have tested positive in the county, 24 of them no longer need to be isolated, according to St. Louis County. On Thursday, six people were reported to be hospitalized in St. Louis County and one of them was in an intensive care unit.

No new deaths have been reported in the county since Monday, leaving the total at 10. No new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Thursday in Carlton County.

Itasca County still has two total cases; its most recent confirmed case was reported April 1. Cook and Lake counties have no confirmed cases.

Statewide, 2,942 people have tested positive and 1,536 of them no longer need to be isolated. On Thursday, 268 people were reported to be hospitalized and 104 of them were in an intensive care unit.

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The Health Department reported 21 more deaths in Minnesota, bringing the total to 200.

This story was updated at 3:54 p.m. April 23 with information from St. Louis County. It was originally posted at 11:17 a.m. April 23.

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