The northwest Minnesota 8-county lakes area reported a total of 933 new COVID-19 cases this week. The new case total is 174, or 23%, more when compared with the week prior.

Following are the state-listed total number of positive COVID-19 cases in the lakes area, by county, from Sept. 15 to Sept. 21.

  • Becker: 4,499, up 183 cases since Sept. 15, including 1 additional death (60 deaths).

  • Clay (Moorhead): 9,285, up 227 cases since Sept. 15 (95 deaths).

  • Otter Tail: 6,838, up 201 cases since Sept. 15, including 5 additional deaths (95 deaths).

  • Hubbard: 2,385, up 117 cases since Sept. 15 (41 deaths).

  • Norman: 673, up 42 cases since Sept. 15 (9 deaths).

  • Mahnomen: 706, up 44 cases since Sept. 15 (9 deaths).

  • Clearwater: 1,054, up 52 cases since Sept. 15 (18 deaths).

  • Wadena: 1,894, up 67 cases since Sept. 15, including 3 additional deaths (26 deaths).

Otter Tail County reported 156 active cases on Sept. 15, an increase of 62 active cases over the previous week, according to Otter Tail County Public Health.

Becker County reported 235 active cases, an increase of 76 active cases, or a 48% increase, since Sept. 15, with 4,264 cases no longer requiring isolation, according to Becker County Public Health.

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Cass County, N.D. (Fargo) reported 575 active COVID-19 cases, a decrease of 5 active cases since Sept. 15, according to the North Dakota Health Department. There have been 28,044 cases reported in Cass County since the pandemic began, including 220 deaths.

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