UPDATE: 18 COVID-19 cases added in Upper Michigan Sunday

Seven counties have seen an increase of COVID-19 cases Sunday.
Coronavirus in Upper Michigan
Coronavirus in Upper Michigan(WLUC Graphic with MGN Background)
Published: Aug. 9, 2020 at 8:11 PM EDT
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MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Upper Michigan increased by 18 coronavirus cases Sunday.

Delta County reported six new cases. Marquette County added four new cases Sunday. Alger, Dickinson and Menominee Counties all reported two new cases, while Chippewa and Ontonagon each reported one new COVID-19 case.

No new deaths were reported Sunday.

As of August 9 at 7:00 p.m. there have been a total of 662 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Upper Peninsula during this outbreak. Of those, at least 224 are considered recovered and 18 have resulted in a death.

Out of the 44,574 diagnostic test results reported to the state from Upper Michigan, 1.29 percent have come back positive for COVID-19 as of August 9.

Michigan reported 514 new cases Sunday, so the state’s total cases are up to 87,403. Two new deaths were reported statewide. Three cases that were previously reported as deaths by MDHHS has been updated and corrected which means 6,249 people in Michigan have actually died from complications with the virus. Current statewide recoveries, updated each Saturday, are at 63,636.

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