UP COVID-19 cases increase 130+ for combined Sunday-Monday numbers

COVID-19 hospitalizations show 18 COVID-19 patients in Upper Michigan as of Monday. Eight of those patients are in the ICU.
Coronavirus in Upper Michigan
Coronavirus in Upper Michigan(WLUC Graphic with MGN Background)
Published: Sep. 21, 2020 at 4:09 PM EDT
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MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Upper Michigan added 133 new coronavirus cases Monday.

Cases and recoveries added Monday are as follows (counties, alphabetically):

  • Baraga: 2 case
  • Delta: 22 cases, 14 recoveries
  • Dickinson: 12 cases, 1 recovery
  • Gogebic County: 2 case
  • Houghton: 36 cases
  • Iron: 24 cases, 1 recovery
  • Marquette: 13 cases
  • Menominee: 22 cases, 27 recoveries

No new deaths were reported Monday.

As of Monday, Sept. 21 at 4:05 p.m. eastern, there have been a total of 1,618 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Upper Peninsula during this outbreak. Of those, at least 968 are considered recovered and 23 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 18 COVID-19 patients in Upper Michigan as of Monday, Sept. 21. Eight of those patients are in the ICU.

Aspirus hospitals have one hospitalized patient, with none in the ICU. Dickinson County Healthcare System has three patients, and six others in the ICU. OSF. St. Francis Hospital has four patients, and one patient in the ICU. UP Health System hospitals have two patients and one in the ICU. This data is available through MDHHS.

Out of the 87,389 diagnostic test results reported to the state from Upper Michigan, 1.50% have come back positive for COVID-19 as of Sept. 21.

Michigan reported 1,536 new cases Monday (Sunday and Monday cases combined) so the state’s total cases are up to 117,406. Twelve new deaths were reported statewide. In total, 6,665 people in Michigan have died from complications with the virus. Current statewide recoveries, updated Saturday on the state’s website, are at 90,216.

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