The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department released its latest COVID-19 report Thursday night. The three-county area had 23 new confirmed cases and one death. As has been the pattern for weeks now, recoveries were significantly higher than positives coming in at a combined 59.
Health Officer Kate Beer says the small bump from last week should abate quickly now that the NFL playoffs are over.
TOTAL: 32 more positives, 14 more probable positives, 91 more recoveries and 3 deaths
BARAGA COUNTY: 2 more positives, 1 more probable positive, 2 more recoveries and 1 death
GOGEBIC COUNTY: 7 more positives, 3 more probable positives, 21 more recoveries and 1 death
HOUGHTON COUNTY: 20 more positives, 8 more probable positives and 52 more recoveries
KEWEENAW COUNTY: 1 more positive, 1 more probable positive and 5 more recoveries
ONTONAGON COUNTY: 2 more positives, 1 more probable positive, 11 more recoveries and 1 death
The full report is here.