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Ironwood City Commission hears COVID-19 update


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IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission on Tuesday heard the latest developments on the COVID-19 response in the western Upper Peninsula.

Kate Beer, the health officer and administrator for the Western U.P. Health Department, attended the virtual meeting to report on the state and regional response. Gogebic County has five positive cases and one non-Michigan resident case who is recovering in the area. Houghton County reported two new cases on Tuesday — both travel-related.

“Our big concern still remains that people are coming to the area and not...