U.P. virus cases climbing
ESCANABA — The Upper Peninsula had 476 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18 deaths linked to the disease as of Thursday, according to state officials.
Delta County had a total of 51 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 14 probable cases and three deaths; Menominee County had 81 confirmed cases and five probable cases; and Schoolcraft County had eight confirmed cases.
Elsewhere in the peninsula, Alger County had four confirmed cases and two probable cases; Baraga County had five confirmed cases; Chippewa County had 20 confirmed cases and seven probable cases; Dickinson County had 43 confirmed cases, one probable case and two deaths; Gogebic County had 72 confirmed cases, six probable cases and one death; Houghton County had 40 confirmed cases and seven probable cases; Iron County had 16 confirmed cases and one death; Keweenaw County had two confirmed cases and one probable case; Luce County had three confirmed cases; Mackinac County had 16 confirmed cases and four probable cases; Marquette County had 112 confirmed cases, 10 probable cases and 11 deaths; and Ontonagon County had three confirmed cases and one probable case.