Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

WUPHD: Baraga County reports first positive coronavirus test

By RICHARD JENKINS

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HANCOCK — Western Upper Peninsula Health Department officials said they were notified Thursday of the first positive confirmation of COVID-19 in Baraga County.

The case involved a man with a recent history of travel, according to the officials, and the department is continuing to investigate whether the case is related to his travels and if others have been in close contact with the man.

“We will be closely monitoring any individuals who may have had direct, personal contact with the identified case, such as household contacts,” departmen...

 
 
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