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Local COVID numbers continue to rise


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HANCOCK — The numbers of locals with COVID-19 and deaths related to the coronavirus continue to rise, state and regional health officials said Thursday.

Gogebic County has had a total of 306 positives and another 126 probables as of Thursday, according to the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department. This includes 181 recoveries, nine deaths, 131 active cases and 111 cases where a person is beyond the two-week quarantine period but hasn’t reached the 30-day mark to be considered a recovered case.

The state coronavirus website lists Gogebic County...

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