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Dickinson lists 28 new cases, 1 death

By Daily News staff

Local health officials Tuesday reported a new death and 28 new COVID-19 positives in Dickinson County.

Figures from the state Tuesday were more grim, with 28 deaths attributed to the virus so far in the county, one more than the local tally.

As of Tuesday afternoon, the Dickinson-Iron District Health Department listed Dickinson County at 1,332 confirmed positives and 64 probable cases, with 447 recovered, 27 deaths and 922 cases still active. Iron County has had 600 confirmed cases — nine more than Monday — and 36 probables, with 362 recovered, 29 deaths and 245 cases still active, according to the DIDHD.

Tuesday, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ COVID-19 data site showed 182 more confirmed positives in the Upper Peninsula’s 15 counties: 49 in Marquette County, 26 in Dickinson County, 21 in Delta County, 18 in Baraga County, 14 in Menominee County, 13 in Gogebic and Chippewa counties, eight in Houghton County, six in Iron County, four in Keweenaw and Mackinac counties, three in Alger County, two in Ontonagon County and one in Schoolcraft County.

The state also recorded two new deaths in Dickinson County and one each in Marquette and Ontonagon counties.

In total for the U.P., the MDHHS data site Tuesday had Keweenaw County at 44 confirmed cases and three probable, and one death; Luce County, 105 confirmed cases and 39 probable; Alger County, 129 confirmed, 48 probable and one death and one probable death; Schoolcraft County, 148 confirmed cases and eight probable, one death and one probable; Mackinac County, 181 confirmed cases and 47 probable; Ontonagon County, 223 confirmed, 23 probable and seven deaths; Chippewa County, 250 confirmed cases and 313 probable, and two deaths; Baraga County, 296 confirmed cases, 45 probable and five deaths; Gogebic County, 494 confirmed cases

and 170 probable, nine confirmed deaths and 10 probable deaths; Iron County, 598 confirmed cases and 35 probable, 28 confirmed deaths and four probable; Menominee County, 993 confirmed cases, 103 probable and 11 deaths; Houghton County, 1,085 confirmed cases, 241 probable, eight confirmed deaths and two probable; Dickinson County, 1,333 confirmed cases and 58 probable, 28 confirmed deaths and two probable; Delta County, 1,869 confirmed cases and 239 probable, 46 confirmed deaths and nine probable; and Marquette County, 2,011 confirmed cases, 229 probable and 23 deaths. State numbers are updated daily but can lag behind local reports or have other discrepancies.

Using only the state figures Tuesday, the Upper Peninsula has had 9,759 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date and 170 deaths.

The MDHHS reported 7,458 confirmed new COVID-19 cases in Michigan on Tuesday for a total of 272,034 to date. The state added 79 new deaths Tuesday — including 24 that happened earlier but recently were verified through vital records and testing, according to the MDHHS — for a total of 8,128.

For Wisconsin counties in the region, that state’s COVID-19 data site Tuesday added 26 new cases in Vilas County, 24 in Marinette County, 17 in Forest County, six in Iron County and one in Florence County. The state also added two new deaths in Marinette, Forest and Vilas counties and one new death in Iron County.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services on Tuesday had Marinette County with 2,549 confirmed cases, 198 probable cases and 24 deaths; Vilas County, 1,016 confirmed, 22 probable and 11 deaths; Forest County, 662 confirmed, 39 probable and 14 deaths; Iron County, 305 confirmed, 57 probable and six deaths, three probable; and Florence County, 274 confirmed, 16 probable and 11 deaths. As with the Michigan data, the state numbers are updated daily but can lag behind local reports or have other discrepancies.

Wisconsin had 7,090 new positives Tuesday for a total of 323,848 confirmed cases. The state added 92 new COVID-19 deaths Tuesday to reach 2,741.

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