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WUPHD reports first Keweenaw County COVID death

 

November 10, 2020



By RICHARD JENKINS

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HANCOCK — The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department reported Keweenaw County had its first COVID-19 death last week, meaning every county in the region has now lost someone related to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The resident was a patient at a local hospital at the time of their death, the health department said Thursday in the announcement.

The death comes less than a week after Ontonagon County had its first death since the pandemic began in late March.

“Our heartfelt sympathies and prayers go out to the family and friends who h...



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