Virus cases added in Menominee County, lost in Delta

Local health officials Friday reported two more confirmed COVID-19 positives in Menominee County.

The Public Health of Delta and Menominee Counties website Friday, however, also reduced Delta County’s confirmed cases count by one.

As of Friday, Delta County has had 3,348 confirmed positives, 718 probable cases and 94 deaths, according to PHDMC. Menominee County has 1,798 confirmed positives, 330 probable and 40 deaths. The deaths included confirmed and probable.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ coronavirus website Friday lowered both Delta and Menominee counties’ confirmed positive counts by one while adding only three new cases in the Upper Peninsula.

The MDHHS on Friday listed one new confirmed positive each in Mackinac, Baraga and Gogebic counties.

Using only the state’s figures, the Upper Peninsula as of Friday has had 20,043 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 438 deaths.

Across the U.P., the MDHHS data site Friday had Keweenaw County at 142 confirmed cases and 32 probable, and one confirmed death and one probable death; Luce County, 226 confirmed cases and 254 probable, four confirmed deaths and one probable death; Alger County, 321 confirmed, 195 probable and three deaths, four probable; Schoolcraft County, 354 confirmed cases and 83 probable, four deaths and one probable; Ontonagon County, 421 confirmed, 61 probable and 20 deaths, one probable; Mackinac County, 456 confirmed cases and 255 probable, three deaths; Baraga County, 691 confirmed cases, 125 probable and 37 deaths; Iron County, 983 confirmed cases and 69 probable, 43 deaths and nine probable; Gogebic County, 1,043 confirmed cases and 362 probable, 23 deaths and 28 probable; Chippewa County, 1,085 confirmed cases and 1,411 probable, and 28 deaths, five probable; Menominee County, 1,794 confirmed cases, 328 probable and 41 deaths, two probable; Dickinson County, 2,406 confirmed cases and 340 probable, 59 deaths and 15 probable; Houghton County, 2,528 confirmed cases, 607 probable, 35 deaths and eight probable; Delta County, 3,342 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.

The MDHHS on Friday posted 318 confirmed new coronavirus positives in Michigan for a total to date of 891,933. The state Friday had eight new deaths attributed to the virus to reach 19,487.


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