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New COVID-19 cases in Houghton, Marquette counties

Houghton County had two new COVID-19 positives Monday, while Marquette County added another case.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ data site Monday showed Baraga and Keweenaw counties with one confirmed virus case each; Alger County two confirmed cases; Chippewa County two confirmed cases and one probable; Luce County three confirmed cases; Iron and Schoolcraft counties four confirmed cases; Gogebic County six confirmed cases and a death; Dickinson County six confirmed cases, one probable and two deaths; Mackinac County eight confirmed cases; Menominee County nine confirmed cases; Houghton County 11 confirmed cases; Delta County 18 confirmed cases, three probable and two deaths; and Marquette County 63 confirmed cases and 11 deaths.

The MDHHS also earlier separately had prison inmates as positive in Luce and Chippewa counties.

The Upper Peninsula as of Monday had 140 confirmed positives and 16 deaths. Ontonagon remains the only county in the Upper Peninsula and in Michigan not to have at least one positive coronavirus test.

The MDHHS reported 179 confirmed new COVID-19 cases statewide Monday for a total of 61,409 to date. The state had seven new deaths for 5,853 to date.

Dickinson County Healthcare System on Monday showed three cases from Dickinson County and seven cases from other counties; those counties are not identified. DCHS has tested 1,002 people for COVID-19, with 10 positive, 960 negative and 32 results still pending. DCHS noted there are several additional sources of testing in Dickinson County.

The Dickinson-Iron District Health Department on Monday continued to list six reported cases in Dickinson County with two deaths, three recoveries and one active case; and four reported cases in Iron County, all still active.

For Wisconsin counties in the region, the state Department of Health Services’ data site Monday had Marinette County with 42 cases and three deaths; Forest County with 35 cases and three deaths; Vilas County with 10 cases; Florence County with two cases; and Iron County with two cases and a death.

The Forest County Health Department confirmed the new death on its Facebook page Monday afternoon but provided no other details.

Statewide, Wisconsin on Monday had recorded 25,068 cases of COVID-19, with 745 deaths.

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