UP adds several new COVID-19 cases Tuesday

Published: Jun. 9, 2020 at 3:47 PM EDT
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The Upper Peninsula saw a small jump in confirmed coronavirus cases Tuesday.

Five counties each reported a new case on June 9, with

Tuesday, along with the


Houghton, Marquette, and Menominee counties each added a new case. That brings Gogebic County's cases to six, with one death and three recoveries. Marquette County has 59 cases, with 11 deaths and at least 41 recoveries. Menominee County is now at nine cases, with zero deaths and six recoveries.

Upper Michigan has a total of 128 cases, with 16 deaths and at least 80 recoveries, as of 4:35 a.m. Wednesday.

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As of Tuesday, about 2.2 percent of diagnostic tests done in the Upper Peninsula have been positive.

Statewide, COVID-19 cases are at 59,107, with 108 new cases Tuesday. In total, 5,698 people have died from the coronavirus in Michigan, with 25 new deaths recorded in the last 24 hours. As of numbers recorded on June 5, at least 42,041 Michiganders have recovered from COVID-19.

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A previous version of this story said there was a new case in Gogebic County Tuesday, but the Western U.P. Health Department said that was a mistake and it's being corrected.