COVID updates for Tuesday, Sept. 21

Beltrami County Public Health Director Megan Heuer reports that as of Monday afternoon, there 215 active cases of COVID in the county.

COVID patients are occupying 14 beds within county hospitals, with eight of those patients being Beltrami County residents.

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 6,352 new COVID-19 cases today and 18 new deaths.

Much of the data reported Tuesdays includes information gathered over the weekends, as well as on Mondays.

Of all cases reported Tuesday, 88 were in Beltrami County, 49 were in Cass County, 33 were in Clearwater County, and 31 were in Hubbard County.

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