Local and Regional COVID-19 case numbers
Written by Jesse Baroka on September 21, 2020
GOGEBIC / IRON COUNTY – The Michigan Department of Health is reporting 141 cases of COVID19 in Gogebic County no increase since Friday. Ontonagon County with 41 cases no increase since Friday. While the Wisconsin Department of Health reports 136 cases in Iron County no increase since the middle of last week. As of Saturday, afternoon, there have been a total of 1,485 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Upper Peninsula during this outbreak. Of those, at least 919 are considered recovered and 23 have resulted in death. Upper Michigan added 27 new coronavirus cases Saturday. COVID-19 hospitalizations, out of the 10 U.P. hospitals and health systems reporting, show five COVID-19 patients in Upper Michigan as of Friday, Sept. 18. Two of those patients are in the ICU. Aspirus hospitals have two hospitalized patients, with none in the ICU.