COVID data: Marinette County adds 121 cases, Florence a new death

State data Monday showed 18 new confirmed COVID-19 positives in Dickinson County, 13 in Menominee County and nine in Iron County in the past three days.

In Wisconsin, Marinette County has tallied 121 new cases in the past four days, while the Florence County Health Department announced Monday a coronavirus-related death, its “first in several months.” The person was between 50 and 70 years old and unvaccinated, but the department released no further information “to protect the privacy of the individual and family.”

Figures on the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services coronavirus website Monday indicated 242 new confirmed COVID-19 positives in the Upper Peninsula since Friday: 54 in Delta County; 45 in Marquette County; 40 in Houghton County; 18 in Dickinson County; 15 in Gogebic County; 13 in both Menominee and Mackinac counties; 12 in both Chippewa and Baraga counties; nine in Iron County; three each in Alger, Ontonagon and Luce counties; and one each in Schoolcraft and Keweenaw counties.

Using only the MDHHS numbers, the Upper Peninsula as of Monday has had 26,976 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 501 deaths.

Across the U.P., the MDHHS data Monday had Keweenaw County at 202 confirmed cases and 34 probable, and three confirmed deaths and one probable death; Luce County, 319 confirmed cases and 369 probable, four confirmed deaths and one probable death; Ontonagon County, 531 confirmed, 65 probable and 21 deaths, one probable; Alger County, 541 confirmed, 292 probable and three deaths, five probable; Schoolcraft County, 571 confirmed cases and 193 probable, four deaths and one probable; Mackinac County, 823 confirmed cases and 410 probable, seven deaths; Baraga County, 939 confirmed cases, 149 probable and 43 deaths, two probable; Iron County, 1,272 confirmed cases and 115 probable, 45 deaths and 10 probable; Gogebic County, 1,373 confirmed cases and 410 probable, 24 deaths and 29 probable; Chippewa County, 1,503 confirmed cases and 2,132 probable, and 36 deaths, eight probable; Menominee County, 2,479 confirmed cases, 759 probable and 45 deaths, four probable; Dickinson County, 2,998 confirmed cases and 885 probable, 64 deaths and 16 probable; Houghton County, 3,173 confirmed cases, 682 probable, 45 deaths and 10 probable; Delta County, 4,606 confirmed cases and 1,001 probable, 84 deaths and 19 probable; and Marquette County, 5,646 confirmed cases, 1,230 probable and 73 deaths, two probable. State figures can lag behind local reports or have other discrepancies.

The MDHHS on Monday had 8,496 confirmed new coronavirus positives in Michigan since Friday, or an average of 2,832 per day for the three days, for a total to date of 1,090,021. The state Monday added 46 deaths attributed to the virus — including 15 that occurred earlier but were recently verified through a vital records review — to reach 21,609.

The state issues new COVID-19 data on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Due to a technical problem, the state Department of Health Services’ COVID-19 data site had no updated numbers available Friday for the five Wisconsin counties in the region. On Monday, the DHS since Thursday listed the 121 new confirmed positives in Marinette County, plus 31 in Vilas County, nine in Forest County, six in Florence County and four in Iron County. The DHS numbers Monday did not reflect the new Florence County death.

The DHS data site Monday had Marinette County with 5,529 confirmed cases, 993 probable cases and 69 deaths, nine probable deaths; Vilas County, 2,841 confirmed, 168 probable and 50 deaths, three probable; Forest County, 1,376 confirmed, 109 probable and 27 deaths, four probable; Iron County, 705 confirmed, 148 probable and 21 deaths, 21 probable; and Florence County, 514 confirmed, 101 probable and 13 deaths.

Wisconsin data Monday showed 7,320 more positives in the state since Thursday for a total of 769,212 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date. The state recorded 21 more virus-related deaths since Thursday to reach 8,251.


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