Situation Update for Tuesday, Dec. 15

The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting 2,340 new COVID-19 cases and 21 new COVID deaths, bringing the state’s case count to 384,164 and the death toll to 4,483.

Of all deaths, 2,928 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities. Of all cases, 28,954 were health care workers.

Over 32,000 COVID tests were completed yesterday, with 4.965 million tests completed since March.

To date, 351,820 patients no longer need to be isolated.

One death was reported in Beltrami County today, a resident in their late 90s.

Eleven new COVID-19 cases were reported in Beltrami County today, eight new cases in Cass County and one new case in Clearwater County.

There have been 2,639 total COVID-19 cases and 29 deaths in Beltrami County, 1,777 cases and 13 deaths in Cass County, 614 cases and 10 deaths in Clearwater County, and 1,299 cases and 33 deaths in Hubbard County.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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