State: Menominee County has 22 new virus cases, Dickinson 19

State data Friday showed 22 new confirmed COVID-19 positives in Menominee County, 19 in Dickinson County and seven in Iron County in the past two days.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services coronavirus website Friday also listed new deaths blamed on the virus in Iron County — local health officials had reported the death Thursday — and in Menominee County.

In Wisconsin, Marinette County added 33 new cases in a single day, along with a virus-related death as well.

Figures on the MDHHS coronavirus website Friday indicated 287 new confirmed COVID-19 positives in the Upper Peninsula since Wednesday: 87 in Houghton County; 50 in Marquette County; 38 in Delta County; 22 in Menominee County; 19 in Dickinson County; 13 in Schoolcraft County; 12 in Mackinac County; 10 in Chippewa County; seven each in Iron, Gogebic and Baraga counties; five in Alger County; four in Luce and Keweenaw counties; and two in Ontonagon County. The state recorded a new virus-related death in Iron, Menominee, Delta, Chippewa and Mackinac counties.

Using only the MDHHS numbers, the Upper Peninsula as of Friday has had 27,563 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 512 deaths.

Across the U.P., the MDHHS data Friday had Keweenaw County at 212 confirmed cases and 34 probable, and three confirmed deaths and one probable death; Luce County, 335 confirmed cases and 379 probable, four confirmed deaths and one probable death; Ontonagon County, 536 confirmed, 66 probable and 21 deaths, one probable; Alger County, 549 confirmed, 295 probable and three deaths, five probable; Schoolcraft County, 591 confirmed cases and 205 probable, four deaths and one probable; Mackinac County, 844 confirmed cases and 423 probable, eight deaths and one probable; Baraga County, 963 confirmed cases, 151 probable and 44 deaths, two probable; Iron County, 1,291 confirmed cases and 117 probable, 46 deaths and 10 probable; Gogebic County, 1,394 confirmed cases and 408 probable, 24 deaths and 29 probable; Chippewa County, 1,535 confirmed cases and 2,186 probable, and 40 deaths, eight probable; Menominee County, 2,531 confirmed cases, 788 probable and 46 deaths, five probable; Dickinson County, 3,035 confirmed cases and 916 probable, 64 deaths and 16 probable; Houghton County, 3,305 confirmed cases, 689 probable, 45 deaths and 10 probable; Delta County, 4,687 confirmed cases and 1,022 probable, 85 deaths and 19 probable; and Marquette County, 5,755 confirmed cases, 1,258 probable and 75 deaths, two probable. State figures can lag behind local reports or have other discrepancies.

The MDHHS on Friday had 7,505 confirmed new coronavirus positives in Michigan since Wednesday, or an average of about 3,752 per day for the two days, for a total to date of 1,104,634. The state Friday added 118 deaths attributed to the virus — including 69 that occurred earlier but were recently verified through a vital records review — to reach 21,862.

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

For the five Wisconsin counties in the region, the state Department of Health Services’ COVID-19 data site Friday had the 33 new confirmed positives and one death in Marinette County, 23 confirmed cases in Vilas County, seven in Forest County, and one in Florence County.

The DHS data site Friday had Marinette County with 5,660 confirmed cases, 1,032 probable cases and 70 deaths, nine probable deaths; Vilas County, 2,897 confirmed, 168 probable and 50 deaths, three probable; Forest County, 1,406 confirmed, 109 probable and 27 deaths, four probable; Iron County, 715 confirmed, 172 probable and 21 deaths, 21 probable; and Florence County, 525 confirmed, 107 probable and 14 deaths.

Wisconsin data showed 2,102 more positives in the state Friday for a total of 777,244 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date. The state recorded 30 more virus-related deaths Friday to reach 8,342.


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