Another 89 St. Louis County residents have tested positive for COVID-19.
Those people are among 132 new cases state health officials reported Tuesday in the seven counties of Northeastern Minnesota.
More than two-thirds of the region's new cases are in St. Louis County.
Wisconsin health officials reported another 10 people in the Northland who have tested positive.
New cases and seven-day averages in Northland counties:
- Aitkin — 4; 4.
- Carlton — 11; 6.4.
- Cook — 0; 0.4.
- Itasca — 23; 15.
- Koochiching — 5; 4.6.
- Lake — 0; 0.9.
- St. Louis — 89; 47.1.
- Ashland — 2; 1.6.
- Bayfield — 0; 2.3.
- Douglas — 10; 4.7.
The Minnesota Department of Health reported four more deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday. None of those people lived in the Northland.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported eight deaths. None of those people lived in the Northland.
Another 880 people in Northeastern Minnesota have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Half of the seven-county region's population has had at least one dose. One in three people have completed their vaccine series.
Wisconsin's Ashland, Bayfield and Douglas counties each logged 10 new vaccinations, bringing the total number of people with at least one vaccine dose in that region to 28,000. That's about 40% of the population.
Percentage of people with at least one vaccine dose in each county:
- Aitkin — 39%.
- Carlton — 45%.
- Cook — 62%.
- Itasca — 36%.
- Koochiching — 34%.
- Lake — 42%.
- St. Louis — 42%.
- Ashland — 40%.
- Bayfield — 48%.
- Douglas — 34%.
As of Monday, 35 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Northeastern Minnesota and four of those people were in an intensive care unit.
This story was updated at 5:32 p.m. April 6 with information from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. It was originally posted at 11:58 a.m. April 6.