Delta County adds 53 virus cases

ESCANABA — Local data Monday showed 53 new confirmed COVID-19 positives in Delta County and 23 more cases in Menominee County since Friday.

Public Health of Delta and Menominee Counties also added nine probable coronavirus cases in Menominee County and six probables in Delta County over the past three days.

The PHDM website Monday had Delta County at 4,483 confirmed positives, 976 probable cases and 101 deaths to date. Menominee County has had 2,428 confirmed positives, 703 probables and 44 deaths. The deaths included confirmed and probable.

At the state level, figures on the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services coronavirus website Monday indicated 278 new confirmed COVID-19 positives in the Upper Peninsula since Friday: 57 in Delta County, 49 in Marquette County, 29 in Menominee County, 27 in Houghton County, 25 in Gogebic County, 18 in Dickinson County, 17 in Chippewa County, 15 in Iron County, 13 in Schoolcraft County, nine in Alger County, eight in Mackinac County, six in Baraga County, two in both Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties and one in Luce County. The state recorded a new virus-related death in both Marquette and Baraga counties.

Using only the MDHHS numbers, the Upper Peninsula as of Monday has had 26,103 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 492 deaths.

Across the U.P., the MDHHS data Monday had Keweenaw County at 195 confirmed cases and 34 probable, and three confirmed death and one probable death; Luce County, 304 confirmed cases and 360 probable, four confirmed deaths and one probable death; Alger County, 520 confirmed, 282 probable and three deaths, five probable; Ontonagon County, 521 confirmed, 64 probable and 21 deaths, one probable; Schoolcraft County, 545 confirmed cases and 178 probable, four deaths and one probable; Mackinac County, 768 confirmed cases and 390 probable, seven deaths; Baraga County, 882 confirmed cases, 146 probable and 43 deaths, two probable; Iron County, 1,226 confirmed cases and 111 probable, 44 deaths and 10 probable; Gogebic County, 1,338 confirmed cases and 403 probable, 24 deaths and 29 probable; Chippewa County, 1,451 confirmed cases and 2,022 probable, and 35 deaths, five probable; Menominee County, 2,421 confirmed cases, 696 probable and 44 deaths, four probable; Dickinson County, 2,927 confirmed cases and 825 probable, 62 deaths and 16 probable; Houghton County, 3,046 confirmed cases, 676 probable, 44 deaths and 10 probable; Delta County, 4,472 confirmed cases and 964 probable, 83 deaths and 19 probable; and Marquette County, 5,487 confirmed cases, 1,179 probable and 71 deaths, one probable. State figures can lag behind local reports or have other discrepancies.

The MDHHS on Monday had 9,137 confirmed new coronavirus positives in Michigan since Friday, or an average of about 3,046 per day for the three days, for a total to date of 1,064,557. The state Monday added 36 deaths attributed to the virus — including 18 that occurred earlier but were recently verified through a vital records review — to reach 21,349.


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