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U.P. COVID-19 cases up by 66

ESCANABA — Delta County has recorded another 21 more confirmed COVID-19 positives since Friday and Menominee County 12 new cases, data from local health officials showed.

The Public Health of Delta and Menominee Counties website update Monday also listed seven new probable cases in Delta County, while Menominee County had one probable. Neither county had a new death.

As of Monday, Delta County has had 3,247 confirmed positives, 647 probable and 87 deaths, according to PHDMC. Menominee County had 1,751 confirmed cases, 317 probable and 39 deaths. The deaths included confirmed and probable.

State health data Monday showed 13 new confirmed COVID-19 positives in Delta County since its last update Saturday, while Menominee County had eight new cases.

For the Upper Peninsula, the

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ coronavirus website Monday added 66 new confirmed positives for the two-day period: 14 in Baraga County, 13 in Delta County, nine in Marquette County, eight in Menominee County, seven in Houghton County, four in Gogebic County, three in Dickinson and Iron counties; two in Chippewa and Alger counties, and one in Luce County.

Using only the state’s figures, the Upper Peninsula as of Monday has had 19,209 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 411 deaths.

Across the U.P., the MDHHS data site Monday had Keweenaw County at 142 confirmed cases and 31 probable, and one confirmed death and one probable death; Luce County, 178 confirmed cases and 186 probable, one confirmed death and one probable death; Schoolcraft County, 298 confirmed cases and 61 probable, four deaths and one probable; Alger County, 311 confirmed, 187 probable and two deaths, four probable; Mackinac County, 395 confirmed cases and 225 probable, three deaths; Ontonagon County, 397 confirmed, 57 probable and 20 deaths, one probable; Baraga County, 586 confirmed cases, 114 probable and 34 deaths; Iron County, 944 confirmed cases and 65 probable, 42 deaths and nine probable; Gogebic County, 1,007 confirmed cases and 360 probable, 22 deaths and 28 probable; Chippewa County, 1,034 confirmed cases and 1,352 probable, and 27 deaths, five probable; Menominee County, 1,744 confirmed cases, 317 probable and 39 deaths, two probable; Dickinson County, 2,357 confirmed cases and 320 probable, 58 deaths and 16 probable; Houghton County, 2,452 confirmed cases, 595 probable, 32 deaths and eight probable; Delta County, 3,237 confirmed cases and 640 probable, 69 deaths and 19 probable; and Marquette County, 4,127 confirmed cases, 794 probable and 57 deaths, one probable. State numbers are updated almost daily but can lag behind local reports or have other discrepancies.

The MDHHS on Monday posted 5,035 confirmed new coronavirus positives in Michigan since Saturday for a total to date of 849,420. The state Monday recorded 29 deaths attributed to the virus over the two-day period to reach 17,771.

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