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Upper Michigan COVID-19 cases up 25 Tuesday

Michigan reported 571 new cases Tuesday so the state’s total cases are up to 113,183.
Coronavirus in Upper Michigan
Coronavirus in Upper Michigan(WLUC Graphic with MGN Background)
Published: Sep. 15, 2020 at 4:12 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 15, 2020 at 5:20 PM EDT
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MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Upper Michigan added 25 new coronavirus cases Tuesday.

Eight new cases were added in Delta County while Marquette County increase by six. Menominee County increased by four cases. Two cases each were reported in Dickinson, Houghton, and Schoolcraft counties. A single new case was added in Iron County.

74 new recoveries were reported Tuesday. The first death in Menominee County was reported Tuesday by Public Health, Delta & Menominee Counties. Delta County is also reporting a new death tonight.

As of Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 8:30 p.m. eastern, there have been a total of 1,315 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Upper Peninsula during this outbreak. Of those, at least 893 are considered recovered and 22 have resulted in death.

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, show six COVID-19 patients in Upper Michigan as of Monday, Sept. 14. Two of those patients are in the ICU. MDHHS' hospitalization data wasn’t updated on Sept. 15.

Aspirus hospitals have two hospitalized patients, with none in the ICU. Dickinson County Healthcare System has one patient in the ICU. Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital has one patient, but none in the ICU. UP Health System hospitals have one COVID-19 patient, and none in the ICU. War Memorial Hospital has one patient, and one patient in the ICU. This data is available through MDHHS.

Out of the 81,546 diagnostic test results reported to the state from Upper Michigan, 1.41% have come back positive for COVID-19 as of Sept. 15.

Michigan reported 571 new cases Tuesday so the state’s total cases are up to 113,183. Eleven new deaths were reported statewide, five of which were from vital records review. In total, 6,612 people in Michigan have died from complications with the virus. Current statewide recoveries, updated Saturday on the state’s website, are at 85,513.

For continuing coronavirus coverage from TV6 & FOX UP, visit uppermichiganssource.com/coronavirus.

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