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54 new virus cases, 1 death in Delta County

Local data Friday showed 54 new confirmed COVID-19 positives in Delta County, along with a new virus-related death, and 30 more cases in Menominee County since Wednesday.

Public Health of Delta and Menominee Counties also raised Delta County’s probable case count by 13 and Menominee County’s probables by eight.

The PHDM website Friday had Delta County at 3,995 confirmed positives, 856 probable cases and 98 deaths. Menominee County has had 2,122 confirmed positives, 513 probables and 43 deaths. The deaths included confirmed and probable.

At the state level, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services coronavirus website Friday listed 282 new confirmed COVID-19 positives in the Upper Peninsula since Wednesday: 67 in Marquette County, 60 in Delta County, 48 in Dickinson County, 30 in Menominee County, 15 in Houghton County, 11 in Chippewa County, 10 in Iron County, nine in Baraga County, eight in Mackinac County, seven in both Ontonagon and Gogebic counties, five in Alger County, three in Luce County and one apiece in Schoolcraft and Keweenaw counties. The state added two deaths in Keweenaw County and one in Marquette County.

Using only the MDHHS numbers, the Upper Peninsula as of Friday has had 23,033 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 464 deaths.

Across the U.P., the MDHHS data Friday had Keweenaw County at 162 confirmed cases and 34 probable, and three confirmed death and one probable death; Luce County, 248 confirmed cases and 302 probable, four confirmed deaths and one probable death; Alger County, 400 confirmed, 247 probable and three deaths, four probable; Schoolcraft County, 409 confirmed cases and 131 probable, four deaths and one probable; Ontonagon County, 495 confirmed, 62 probable and 21 deaths, one probable; Mackinac County, 602 confirmed cases and 300 probable, four deaths; Baraga County, 802 confirmed cases, 144 probable and 41 deaths, two probable; Iron County, 1,129 confirmed cases and 99 probable, 43 deaths and 10 probable; Gogebic County, 1,212 confirmed cases and 373 probable, 24 deaths and 29 probable; Chippewa County, 1,255 confirmed cases and 1,612 probable, and 30 deaths, five probable; Menominee County, 2,112 confirmed cases, 507 probable and 43 deaths, three probable; Dickinson County, 2,644 confirmed cases and 629 probable, 60 deaths and 15 probable; Houghton County, 2,777 confirmed cases, 639 probable, 38 deaths and nine probable; Delta County, 3,989 confirmed cases and 847 probable, 79 deaths and 19 probable; and Marquette County, 4,797 confirmed cases, 958 probable and 67 deaths, one probable. State figures can lag behind local reports or have other discrepancies.

The MDHHS on Friday had 5,616 confirmed new coronavirus positives in Michigan since Wednesday, or an average of 2,808 per day for the two days, for a total to date of 988,725. The state Friday added 68 deaths attributed to the virus — including 36 that occurred earlier but were recently verified through a vital records review — to reach 20,665.

The state issues new COVID-19 data on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

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