UPDATE: Upper Michigan COVID-19 cases up 22 Friday
As of Friday, July 31, at 4:40 p.m. there have been a total of 503 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Upper Peninsula during this outbreak.
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE: Upper Michigan COVID-19 cases rose by 22 Friday, and several new recoveries were reported.
Delta County reported eight new cases Friday. There were five new cases Marquette, with four new cases in Gogebic County. Menominee County added three, while Alger County added two cases. Friday, new recoveries were added in Gogebic (3), Houghton (3), Chippewa (1) and Ontonagon (1) counties.
As of Friday, July 31, at 4:40 p.m. there have been a total of 503 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Upper Peninsula during this outbreak. Of those, at least 165 are considered recovered and 18 have resulted in a death.
COVID-19 hospitalizations are at zero Friday in Upper Michigan. Of the 10 U.P. hospitals and health systems reporting, there are no hospitalized COVID-19 patients July 31. This data is available through MDHHS.
Out of the 35,790 diagnostic test results reported to the state from Upper Michigan, less than 1 percent (0.96 percent) have come back positive for COVID-19 as of July 31.
Michigan reported 734 new cases Friday, so the state’s total cases are up to 81,621. Eight new deaths were reported statewide, which means 6,199 people in Michigan have died from complications with the virus. State recovered cases will be update Saturday, with numbers reported from health departments Friday. Current statewide recoveries are at 57,502.
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