Local and Regional COVID-19 numbers.
Written by Jesse Baroka on September 15, 2020
GOGEBIC / IRON COUNTY – The Western UP Health Department reporting 140 cases of COVID19 in Gogebic County an increase of one since Friday. Ontonagon County with 38 an increase of 2 since yesterday. While the Iron County Health Department reports 136 cases in Iron County no increase from yesterday. As of last night there have been a total of 1,285 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Upper Peninsula during this outbreak. Of those, at least 804 are considered recovered and 20 have resulted in death. COVID-19 hospitalizations, out of the 10 U.P. hospitals and health systems reporting, show six COVID-19 patients in Upper Michigan as of Monday, September 14. Two of those patients are in the ICU. Aspirus hospitals have two hospitalized patients, with none in the ICU. Out of the 80,889 diagnostic test results reported to the state from Upper Michigan, 1.41% have come back positive for COVID-19 as of Sept. 14.