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Wisconsin data lists 13 more virus cases for Marinette County

Marinette County in Wisconsin had another 13 COVID-19 positives reported by the state this weekend to bring the county’s total to nearly 100 cases.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services’ COVID-19 data site added seven new cases Saturday and six more Sunday to Marinette County’s tally, for a total of 95 cases so far.

Also for Wisconsin counties in the region, Iron County had its total over the weekend rise by seven positives to 16 cases, Vilas County had two new cases and Forest County had a single new case.

In the Upper Peninsula for the weekend, Menominee County had three new positives, while Delta, Marquette and Gogebic each had one new case, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ data site. The state also recorded a new case in Iron County that had been reported earlier locally, and reduced its total for Dickinson County by one.

For the Upper Peninsula, the state data site Sunday listed Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties each with one confirmed virus case; Luce County with three confirmed cases; Alger County three confirmed cases and one probable; Baraga County with five confirmed cases; Schoolcraft County with seven confirmed cases; Iron County seven confirmed cases and one death; Mackinac County nine confirmed cases; Gogebic County 12 confirmed cases and a death; Dickinson County 16 confirmed cases, one probable and two deaths; Chippewa County 17 confirmed cases and one probable; Houghton County 25 confirmed cases and two probable; Delta County 27 confirmed cases, five probable and three deaths; Menominee County 41 confirmed cases and two probable; and Marquette County 86 confirmed cases, two probable and 11 deaths. State numbers are updated daily but can lag behind local reports or have other discrepancies.

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

Using strictly the state figures, the Upper Peninsula as of Sunday has had 262 confirmed COVID-19 cases with 18 deaths.

The MDHHS reported 653 confirmed new COVID-19 cases in Michigan on Saturday and 390 on Sunday for a total of 69,338 to date. The state had 28 new deaths — including 22 that happened earlier but were recently verified through vital records and testing, according to the MDHHS — on Saturday and only one new death Sunday for 6,068 to date.

The Dickinson-Iron District Health Department on Friday listed Dickinson County with 16 positives so far, of which two had died, four recovered and 10 are active cases. Iron County has had seven cases, with one death, two recovered and four still active, according to the DIDHD.

Dickinson County Healthcare System as of Saturday showed four cases from Dickinson County and eight cases from other counties; those counties are not identified. DCHS has tested 1,593 people for COVID-19, with 12 positive, 1,468 negative and 113 results still pending. DCHS noted there are several additional sources of testing in Dickinson County.

For the Wisconsin counties in the region, the state Department of Health Services’ COVID-19 data site Sunday listed Marinette County with 95 cases and three deaths; Forest County 48 cases and three deaths; Vilas County 17 cases; Iron County 16 cases and two deaths; and Florence County four cases. As with the Michigan data, the state numbers are updated daily but can lag behind local reports.

Wisconsin on Saturday had 926 new cases — another new single-day record for the state — and 769 on Sunday for a total of 36,448 to date. The state recorded six new COVID-19 deaths Saturday but none Sunday to be at 820 to date, according to the DHS data site.

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