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Dickinson County has five more COVID-19 positives

Dickinson County on Monday added five new COVID-19 positives to bring its total to 14, local health officials reported.

The Dickinson-Iron District Health Department posted the new cases on its Facebook page but provided no other information.

Elsewhere in the Upper Peninsula, the state Monday reported three new cases each in Marquette and Gogebic counties, two new cases in Menominee County and one in Houghton County.

For Wisconsin counties in the region, state health officials Monday listed Marinette County with three new positives and updated Vilas County’s count by one new case that had been reported over the weekend.

On its web site, Marinette County Health and Human Services on Monday reported another two cases above the state’s tally to reach 71 positives, while Vilas County posted two additional positives on its Facebook page to bring its total to 13.

For the U.P., the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ data site Monday recorded Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties 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 six confirmed cases; Iron County six confirmed cases and one death; Mackinac County nine confirmed cases; Gogebic County 10 confirmed cases and a death; Chippewa County 12 confirmed cases and one probable; Dickinson County 13 confirmed cases, one probable and two deaths; Houghton County 19 confirmed cases and one probable; Menominee County 23 confirmed cases and one probable; Delta County 23 confirmed cases, four probable and three deaths; and Marquette County 75 confirmed cases, one probable and 11 deaths. State numbers are updated daily but can lag behind local reports.

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

Using state figures, the Upper Peninsula as of Monday had 211 confirmed positives and 18 deaths.

The MDHHS reported 297 confirmed new COVID-19 cases in Michigan on Monday for a total of 66,173 to date. The state had three new deaths for 5,975 to date.

Dickinson County Healthcare System on Sunday showed four cases from Dickinson County and eight cases from other counties; those counties are not identified. DCHS has tested 1,305 people for COVID-19, with 12 positive, 1,269 negative and 23 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 Monday listed Marinette County with 68 cases and three deaths; Forest County 39 cases and three deaths; Vilas County 11 cases; Iron County eight cases and a death; and Florence County four cases. As with the Michigan data, the state numbers are updated daily but can lag behind local reports.

Wisconsin on Monday had 484 new cases for a total of 32,061 to date. The state had no new COVID-19 deaths to remain at 796, according to the DHS data site.

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