ESCANABA – COVID-19 activity has continued to decline in the region and state over the past week based on reported cases, with local data Wednesday showing Delta County with 35 new confirmed positive cases and the Menominee County 12 cases – but another virus-related death as well.
Delta County also had 30 probable cases and Menominee County 11 probable since May 26, according to numbers listed Wednesday on the Delta and Menominee Counties Public Health website.
The PHDM website had Delta County at 8,099 confirmed positives, 2,199 probable cases and 158 deaths since the start of the pandemic on Wednesday. Menominee County has had 4,062 confirmed positives, 1,741 probables and 65 deaths. Deaths included confirmed and probable.
At the state level, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services coronavirus website added 351 confirmed positives to the Upper Peninsula tally since May 25 on Wednesday: 100 in Marquette County, 39 in the Delta County, 35 in Houghton County, 30 in Dickinson and Baraga counties. , 27 in Chippewa County, 22 in Iron County, 17 in Mackinac County, 15 in Menominee County, 12 in Ontonagon County, 11 in Gogebic County, five in Algiers and four in Keweenaw and Luce counties. The state has recorded two virus-related deaths in Houghton County and one each in Delta, Menominee, Marquette and Ontonagon counties; Chippewa County’s record was reduced by one point.
Using only MDHHS numbers, the Upper Peninsula had 53,693 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 849 deaths as of Wednesday.
Across UP, the MDHHS data site Wednesday counted Keweenaw County at 485 confirmed and 57 probable cases, and 13 confirmed deaths and one probable death; Luce County, 674 confirmed and 805 probable cases, 12 confirmed deaths and one probable death; Ontonagon County, 926 confirmed, 110 probable and 36 deaths, three probable; Algiers County, 1,094 confirmed, 674 probable and eight deaths, five probable; Schoolcraft County, 1,096 confirmed and 725 probable cases, 13 deaths and three probable; Mackinac County, 1,700 confirmed and 882 probable cases, 28 deaths and three probable; Baraga County, 1,785 confirmed cases, 329 probable and 52 deaths, two probable; Iron County, 2,382 confirmed and 342 probable cases, 71 deaths and 17 probable; Gogebic County, 2,825 confirmed and 542 probable cases, 40 deaths and 29 probable; Chippewa County, 3,658 confirmed and 5,315 probable cases, and 86 deaths, 17 probable; Menominee County, 4,054 confirmed cases, 1,734 probable and 61 deaths, 10 probable; Dickinson County, 5,143 confirmed and 2,475 probable cases, 88 deaths and 22 probable; Houghton County, 7,003 confirmed cases, 1,126 probable, 84 deaths and 11 probable; Delta County, 8,086 confirmed and 2,189 probable cases, 134 deaths and 24 probable; and Marquette County, 12,782 confirmed cases, 3,258 probable and 123 deaths, 11 probable. State figures may lag local reports or have other discrepancies.
As of Wednesday, MDHHS counted 19,535 new confirmed and probable coronavirus cases in Michigan since May 25, an average of about 2,791 cases per day during the week, for a total of 2,547,366 cases since tracking began. of COVID. The state for the week added 50 confirmed and probable deaths attributed to the virus to reach 36,407.
The state updates COVID-19 data once a week on Wednesdays.