Upper Peninsula COVID-19 cases climb to 13,158

ESCANABA — As of Friday, the U.P. had 13,158 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 2,678 probable cases, 271 deaths and 51 probable deaths linked to the disease, according to state officials.

The figure does not include prisoners in the Michigan Department of Corrections.

According to the state’s county-by-county count issued Friday, Delta County had a total of 2,366 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 372 probable cases, 53 deaths and 12 probable deaths; Menominee County had 1,316 confirmed cases, 171 probable cases, and 21 deaths; Schoolcraft County had 189 confirmed cases, 14 probable cases, two deaths and one probable death.

Elsewhere in the peninsula, Alger County had 175 confirmed cases, 87 probable cases, one death and one probable death; Baraga County had 455 confirmed cases, 90 probable cases, and 26 deaths; Chippewa County had 446 confirmed cases, 618 probable cases, seven deaths and two probable deaths; Dickinson County had 1,845 confirmed cases, 130 probable cases, 49 deaths and 11 probable deaths; Gogebic County had 668 confirmed cases, 270 probable cases, 11 deaths and 14 probable deaths; Houghton County had 1,461 confirmed cases, 372 probable cases, 13 deaths and three probable deaths; Iron County had 729 confirmed cases, 39 probable cases, 31 deaths and five probable deaths; Keweenaw County had 67 confirmed cases, 15 probable cases, one deaths and one probable deaths; Luce County had 122 confirmed cases, and 59 probable cases; Mackinac County had 244 confirmed cases, 105 probable cases, and one death; Marquette County had 2,911 confirmed cases, 349 probable cases, 40 deaths and one probable death; and Ontonagon County had 269 confirmed cases, 27 probable cases, 14 deaths and one probable death.

The state does not include infections or deaths within the Michigan Department of Corrections system in county-by-county counts, however, as of Friday, the MDOC had 16,709 confirmed cases, 430 probable cases, and 102 deaths.


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