UPDATE: COVID-19 cases in Upper Michigan increase by 25, 42 recoveries reported
The Michigan Department of Corrections is also reporting 31 cases at the Newberry Correctional Facility.
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE: 5:15 p.m. Monday: Upper Michigan confirmed coronavirus cases increased by 25 Monday with 42 recoveries also reported.
Menominee County added eleven new cases, while Dickinson, Luce, Gogebic and Ontonagon counties each increased by three. Iron and Marquette counties increased by single cases.
The 22 new recoveries include Menominee County adding 12, Chippewa and Delta counties each reporting four and Gogebic County adding two. No new deaths were reported.
As of Monday, August 10 at 5:15 p.m., there have been a total of 686 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Upper Peninsula during this outbreak. Of those, at least 266 are considered recovered and 18 have resulted in a death.
Also, the Michigan Department of Corrections is reporting 31 COVID-19 cases at the Newberry Correctional Facility in Luce County. Those cases includes two staff members and 29 inmates. Inmate cases are not included in totals for Luce County. Learn more about these cases here.
For an ongoing list of confirmed cases, deaths and recoveries in Upper Michigan, click here.
COVID-19 hospitalizations, out of the 10 U.P. hospitals and health systems reporting, have eight COVID-19 patients. Mackinac Straits Hospital has four hospitalized patients, none in the ICU. UP Health System hospitals have four total patients, with one of those in the ICU as of Monday, August 10. This data is available through MDHHS.
Out of the 44,998 diagnostic test results reported to the state from Upper Michigan, 1.30 percent have come back positive for COVID-19 as of August 10.
Michigan reported 557 new cases Monday, so the state’s total cases are up to 87,960. Eight new deaths were reported statewide, which means 6,257 people in Michigan have died from complications with the virus. Current statewide recoveries, updated each Saturday, are at 63,636.
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