One new virus case, one death

ESCANABA — State data Wednesday showed only one more confirmed COVID-19 positive in the Upper Peninsula but also one new virus-related death.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ coronavirus website Wednesday had the new case in Dickinson County and the death in Baraga County.

Using only the state’s figures, the Upper Peninsula as of Wednesday has had 20,053 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 439 deaths.

Across the U.P., the MDHHS data site Wednesday 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, 457 confirmed cases and 256 probable, three deaths; Baraga County, 691 confirmed cases, 125 probable and 38 deaths; Iron County, 983 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 1,413 probable, and 28 deaths, five probable; Menominee County, 1,795 confirmed cases, 330 probable and 41 deaths, two probable; Dickinson County, 2,409 confirmed cases and 343 probable, 59 deaths and 15 probable; Houghton County, 2,530 confirmed cases, 607 probable, 35 deaths and eight probable; Delta County, 3,343 confirmed cases and 713 probable, 76 deaths and 19 probable; and Marquette County, 4,251 confirmed cases, 821 probable and 61 deaths, one probable. State figures are updated almost daily but can lag behind local reports or have other discrepancies.


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