Four new COVID-19 cases reported Monday in St. Louis County; no new cases in Carlton County
Numbers as of Monday, May 4.
Four more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in St. Louis County, bringing the total number of cases confirmed through lab-based testing to 79 on Monday, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
No new cases were confirmed in Carlton County, which has a total of 60 confirmed cases. Thirty-four of those cases have been incarcerated people at the Moose Lake prison, according to the Minnesota Department of Corrections' Monday update. Another 31 people within the prison were presumed positive as of Monday. Forty-one people no longer require isolation.
Pine County has seen two more confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing its total to 60 confirmed cases. The Minnesota Department of Corrections reported Monday that 47 of those cases have been incarcerated people in the Willow River correctional facility. Two more staff members in the Willow River correctional facility tested positive for COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Corrections reported Monday.
Itasca County had one new case as of Monday. Cook and Lake counties have no confirmed cases.
Statewide, 7,234 people have tested positive and 4,212 of them no longer need to be isolated. On Monday, 396 people were hospitalized and 166 of them were in an intensive care unit.
The Health Department reported nine more deaths in Minnesota, bringing the total to 428.
This story was updated at 5:01 p.m. May 4 with updated numbers of positive cases at the Willow River correctional facility from the Minnesota Department of Correction. It was originally posted at 11:20 a.m. May 4.
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