Delta County records 2,552 virus cases

ESCANABA — As of Tuesday, the U.P. had 15,080 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 3,579 probable cases, 338 deaths and 78 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 Tuesday, Delta County had a total of 2,552 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 429 probable cases, 60 deaths and 18 probable deaths; Menominee County had 1,539 confirmed cases, 238 probable cases, 31 deaths and twp probable deaths; Schoolcraft County had 223 confirmed cases, 22 probable cases, three deaths and one probable death.

Elsewhere in the peninsula, Alger County had 212 confirmed cases, 138 probable cases, one death and two probable deaths; Baraga County had 478 confirmed cases, 88 probable cases, 29 deaths and zero probable deaths; Chippewa County had 660 confirmed cases, 953 probable cases, 13 deaths and two probable deaths; Dickinson County had 2,051 confirmed cases, 207 probable cases, 56 deaths and 14 probable deaths; Gogebic County had 747 confirmed cases, 302 probable cases, 16 deaths and 24 probable deaths; Houghton County had 1,780 confirmed cases, 439 probable cases, 27 deaths and seven probable deaths; Iron County had 800 confirmed cases, 67 probable cases, 32 deaths and five probable deaths; Keweenaw County had 84 confirmed cases, 16 probable cases, one death and one probable death; Luce County had 127 confirmed cases, 69 probable cases, five deaths and one probable death; Mackinac County had 269 confirmed cases, 128 probable cases, three deaths andzeroprobable deaths; Marquette County had 3,275 confirmed cases, 453 probable cases, 51 deaths and one probable death; and Ontonagon County had 223 confirmed cases, 22 probable cases, three 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 Monday, the MDOC had had 21,987 confirmed cases, 653 probable cases, 131 deaths and two probable deaths according to state officials.

In the U.P., Alger Correctional Facility has had 139 confirmed cases, 11 of which are currently active infections; Baraga Correctional Facility has had 168 confirmed cases, with 25 active infections and one confirmed death; Chippewa Correctional Facility has had 1,787 confirmed cases, 823 of which were active, and five confirmed deaths; Kinross Correctional Facility has had 1,134 confirmed cases, 120 of which are active, and eight deaths; Marquette Branch Prison has had 849 confirmed case, 12 of which are active; and Newberry Correctional Facility has had 853 confirmed cases, 41 of which are active, and one confirmed death.


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