UP adds 7 virus cases, 1 in Dickinson

State data Tuesday showed seven more confirmed virus positives in the Upper Peninsula, including one in Dickinson County.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ coronavirus website Tuesday also had two new cases in Delta County and one each in Marquette, Mackinac, Chippewa and Baraga counties.

Using only the state’s figures, the Upper Peninsula as of Tuesday has had 20,066 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 440 deaths.

Across the U.P., the MDHHS data site Tuesday had Keweenaw County at 142 confirmed cases and 32 probable, and one confirmed death and one probable death; Luce County, 226 confirmed cases and 255 probable, four confirmed deaths and one probable death; Alger County, 322 confirmed, 195 probable and three deaths, four probable; Schoolcraft County, 354 confirmed cases and 85 probable, four deaths and one probable; Ontonagon County, 421 confirmed, 61 probable and 20 deaths, one probable; Mackinac County, 458 confirmed cases and 256 probable, three deaths; Baraga County, 694 confirmed cases, 126 probable and 38 deaths; Iron County, 984 confirmed cases and 69 probable, 43 deaths and 10 probable; Gogebic County, 1,043 confirmed cases and 362 probable, 23 deaths and 29 probable; Chippewa County, 1,086 confirmed cases and 1,416 probable, and 28 deaths, six probable; Menominee County, 1,795 confirmed cases, 331 probable and 41 deaths, two probable; Dickinson County, 2,410 confirmed cases and 343 probable, 59 deaths and 15 probable; Houghton County, 2,531 confirmed cases, 607 probable, 35 deaths and eight probable;

Delta County, 3,345 confirmed cases and 713 probable, 76 deaths and 19 probable; and Marquette County, 4,255 confirmed cases, 821 probable and 62 deaths, one probable. State figures are updated almost daily but can lag behind local reports or have other discrepancies.

The MDHHS on Tuesday posted 91 confirmed new coronavirus positives in Michigan for a total to date of 893,582. The state Tuesday had 15 new deaths attributed to the virus — including eight that happened earlier but recently were verified through vital records and testing — to reach 19,662.

For the five Wisconsin counties in the region, the state Department of Health Services’ COVID-19 data site Tuesday had one new confirmed positive in both Marinette and Iron counties.

The state Department of Health Services’ COVID-19 data site Tuesday had Marinette County with 4,237 confirmed cases, 476 probable cases and 67 deaths, six probable deaths; Vilas County, 2,289 confirmed, 148 probable and 42 deaths, three probable; Forest County, 966 confirmed, 81 probable and 23 deaths, three probable; Iron County, 585 confirmed, 120 probable and 21 deaths, 19 probable; and Florence County, 451 confirmed, 55 probable and 13 deaths. As in Michigan, state numbers are updated daily but can lag behind local reports or have other discrepancies.

Wisconsin on Tuesday added 78 new positives for a total of 612,233 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date. The state recorded three new deaths Tuesday to reach 7,253.


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