One more Northland resident has died from COVID-19 and its complications as of Saturday.
The person was a Carlton County resident in their early 90s, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The county has now lost a total of 40 people to the illness.
Another 130 people in the 10-county region have tested positive for COVID-19, the states of Minnesota and Wisconsin reported Saturday.
They were among 2,489 new cases across Minnesota and 3,046 new cases in Wisconsin.
New cases in Northland counties on Saturday:
- Aitkin — 3.
- Carlton — 11.
- Cook — 0.
- Itasca — 11.
- Koochiching — 3.
- Lake — 8.
- St. Louis — 57.
- Ashland — 10.
- Bayfield — 4.
- Douglas — 23.
Wisconsin reported 36 more deaths from COVID-19. None of them lived in the three counties in the northwestern part of the state. Forty-three more Minnesotans have died from the illness as of Saturday, including the Carlton County resident.