2 new cases in St. Louis County raises total to 5

2 new cases raises COVID-19 infected in County to 5

Two more cases of COVID-19 were identified in St. Louis County on Thursday, bringing the county’s total to five. Statewide totals reached 346, according to the Minnesota Health Department, with a second death reported in Ramsey County.

A St. Louis County spokesperson said that the new coronavirus cases are linked and involve two women in their 20s who are recovering at home. Officials have not publicly stated how the women were infected.

The first confirmed COVID-19 case in St. Louis County was reported last Saturday and the second this past Monday, both women in their 60s. A third case was confirmed Wednesday linked to a woman in her 30s. All three contracted the virus through domestic travel and are recovering at home

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