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Michigan adds more than 12.7K cases in two-day totals, UP adds 431

Upper Michigan also reported three new deaths Monday.
Coronavirus in Upper Michigan
Coronavirus in Upper Michigan(WLUC Graphic with MGN Background)
Published: Nov. 16, 2020 at 5:01 PM EST
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MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Upper Michigan added 431 coronavirus cases and three new deaths Monday, while Michigan reported 12,763 new cases. This represents data for Sunday and Monday, as the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) no longer reports data on Sunday.

The latest cases, deaths, and recoveries added are as follows (counties listed alphabetically):

  • Alger: 3 cases
  • Baraga: 18 cases, 7 recoveries
  • Chippewa: 11 cases
  • Delta: 46 cases, 1 death, 85 recoveries
  • Dickinson: 115 cases, 58 recoveries
  • Gogebic: 13 cases, 1 death, 68 recoveries
  • Houghton: 33 cases, 29 recoveries
  • Iron: 21 cases, 1 death, 24 recoveries
  • Keweenaw: 6 cases, 3 recoveries
  • Luce: 0 cases
  • Mackinac: 5 cases
  • Marquette: 112 cases
  • Menominee: 36 cases, 1 death, 17 recoveries
  • Ontonagon: 10 cases, 1 death, 9 recoveries
  • Schoolcraft: 2 cases

As of Monday, Nov. 16, at 9:00 p.m. eastern, there have been a total of 9,585 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Upper Peninsula during this outbreak. Of those, at least 4,377 are considered recovered and 186 have resulted in death.

The seven-day average for positive tests in the U.P. sits at 12.1%. The MI Safe Start Map breaks down testing and case trends by county.

COVID-19 hospitalizations, out of the 10 U.P. hospitals and health systems reporting, show 90 COVID-19 patients in Upper Michigan as of Monday, Nov. 16. Of those, 26 are in the intensive care unit (ICU). This data is available through MDHHS. Details are below, listed alphabetically:

  • Aspirus Iron River: 4 patients with zero in ICU, 30% bed occupancy
  • Aspirus Ironwood: 6 patients with 5 in ICU, 41% bed occupancy
  • Aspirus Keweenaw, Laurium: 2 patients with 2 in ICU, 26% bed occupancy
  • Aspirus Ontonagon: Zero patients, 30% bed occupancy
  • Baraga County Memorial Hospital, L’Anse: 2 patients with zero in ICU, 40% bed occupancy
  • Dickinson County Healthcare System, Iron Mountain: 9 patients with 1 in ICU, 49% bed occupancy
  • Helen Joy Newberry Hospital: 2 patients with zero in ICU, 18% bed occupancy
  • Mackinac Straits Hospital, St. Ignace: Zero patients, 7% bed occupancy
  • Munising Memorial Hospital: Zero patients, 29% bed occupancy
  • OSF St. Francis Hospital, Escanaba: 10 patients with 4 in ICU, 53% bed occupancy
  • Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital, Manistique: 3 patients with zero in ICU, 67% bed occupancy
  • UP Health System - Bell, Ishpeming: 9 patients with zero in ICU, 60% bed occupancy
  • UP Health System - Marquette: 34 patients with 11 in ICU, 65% bed occupancy
  • UP Health System - Portage, Hancock: 5 patients with zero in ICU, 82% bed occupancy
  • War Memorial Hospital - Sault Ste. Marie: 4 patients with 3 in ICU, 51% bed occupancy

Out of the 179,890 diagnostic test results reported to the state from Upper Michigan for the entire coronavirus pandemic, 4.91 percent have come back positive for COVID-19 as of Nov. 16.

As mentioned above Michigan reported 12,763 new cases Nov. 16. So, the state’s total cases are up to 264,576. Statewide, 55 new deaths were reported. In total, 8,048 people in Michigan have died from complications with the virus. Current statewide recoveries are at 138,862. The statewide recovery total is updated each Saturday on the MDHHS website.

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

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