Local and Regional COVID-19 Numbers.
Written by Jesse Baroka on October 13, 2020
GOGEBIC / IRON COUNTY – The Michigan Department of Health is reporting 178 cases of COVID19 in Gogebic County an increase of 2 from yesterday. Ontonagon County with 54 an increase of 4 since yesterday. While the Wisconsin Department of Health reports 153 cases in Iron County an increase of 1 since yesterday. As of last night, there have been a total of 3,470 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Upper Peninsula during this outbreak. Of those, at least 1,397 are considered recovered and 58 have resulted in death. Upper Michigan added 135 coronavirus cases Monday. COVID-19 hospitalizations, out of the 10 U.P. hospitals and health systems reporting, show 45 COVID-19 patients in Upper Michigan as of yesterday. Twelve of those patients are in the intensive care unit (ICU). Aspirus hospitals have five patients, with none in the ICU. The cumulative rate of positive diagnostic tests for Upper Michigan is 2.44%.