Local and Regional COVID-19 cases.
Written by Jesse Baroka on September 23, 2020
GOGEBIC / IRON COUNTY – The Michigan Department of Health is reporting 144 cases of COVID19 in Gogebic County an increase of two since yesterday. Ontonagon County with 41 cases no increase since last Friday. While the Wisconsin Department of Health reports 136 cases in Iron County no increase since the middle of last week. As of last night, there have been a total of 1,659 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Upper Peninsula during this outbreak. Of those, at least 969 are considered recovered and 23 have resulted in death. Upper Michigan added 38 coronavirus cases Tuesday. COVID-19 hospitalizations, out of the 10 U.P. hospitals and health systems reporting, show 18 COVID-19 patients in Upper Michigan as of Monday, Sept. 21. Eight of those patients are in the ICU. This data was not updated for Sept. 22. Aspirus hospitals have one hospitalized patient, with none in the ICU.