Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Iron County reports new COVID case

By RICHARD JENKINS

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HURLEY — Iron County health officials announced a third confirmed case of COVID-19 in the county Thursday.

The department didn’t release any information regarding the person who tested positive, citing the patient’s privacy, but said the individual is in isolation.

Health department officials are working with the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department to investigate who may have been in close contact with the person.

“Based on (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) guidelines, a close contact is someone who was within six feet...