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State posts new COVID-19 cases in Delta, Dickinson

Delta County has a new COVID-19 positive and Dickinson County a probable case, according to state health data Saturday.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services site Saturday listed Baraga, Alger and Keweenaw counties with one confirmed virus case each; Iron County two confirmed cases; Chippewa County two confirmed cases and one probable; Luce County three confirmed cases; Schoolcraft County four confirmed cases; Gogebic County five confirmed cases and a death; Dickinson County six confirmed cases, one probable and two deaths; Houghton and Mackinac counties eight confirmed cases; Menominee County nine confirmed cases; Delta County 18 confirmed cases, three probable and two deaths; and Marquette County 59 confirmed cases and 11 deaths.

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

The Upper Peninsula as of Saturday had 129 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 statewide reported 180 confirmed new COVID-19 cases Saturday for a total of 59,801 to date. The state had 22 new deaths for 5,767 to date.

Dickinson County Healthcare System on Friday continued to show only three county residents testing positive at its facilities, with two deaths, along with five positives from other counties; those counties are not identified. DCHS had tested 822 people for COVID-19, with eight positive, 782 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 Friday posted it has to date recorded six positive cases in Dickinson County, with two deaths, three recoveries and one active; and two active cases in Iron County.

For Wisconsin counties in the region, the state Department of Health Services’ data site Saturday listed Marinette County with 39 cases and three deaths; Forest County with 34 cases and two deaths; Vilas County with eight cases; Florence County with two cases; and Iron County with two cases and a death.

Statewide, Wisconsin on Saturday had recorded 22,518 cases of COVID-19, with 691 deaths.

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