Two more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in St. Louis County, bringing the number of cases confirmed through lab-based testing to 107 on Tuesday, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
Of the total number of people who have tested positive in St. Louis County, 51 of them no longer need to be isolated, according to St. Louis County.
In St. Louis County, people over age 70 make up the highest percentage of COVID-19 cases at 28%. That's followed by the 20-29 age group at 21%; 60-69 at 15%; 50-59 at 12%; 30-39 at 10%; 40-49 at 9%; 6-19 at 3%; and 0-5 at 2%.
As of Tuesday, three people in the county were hospitalized with COVID-19 and two of them were in an intensive care unit.
One more person has tested positive in Carlton County, where the total is now 67. A week had passed without a report of a known new COVID-19 case in Carlton County.
Thirty-nine of the Carlton County cases have been inmates at the Moose Lake prison, according to the Minnesota Department of Correction's Tuesday update. Another 31 have been presumed positive and 44 people total no longer need to be isolated.
The Health Department is reporting one new death in Itasca County, bringing the total of COVID-19-related deaths to six in Itasca County. The most recent death was a man in his 60s, according to a news release from Itasca County Health and Human Services.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting two new cases in Douglas County, where the total is now 15.
In Minnesota, 17,029 people have tested positive and 11,540 of them no longer need to be isolated, not including deaths.
In the last day, 5,229 COVID-19 diagnostic tests were completed in the state and 665 new cases were reported.
On Saturday, 545 people were hospitalized in Minnesota and 229 of them were in an intensive care unit.
The Health Department reported 17 more deaths in Minnesota, bringing the total to 748.