Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Local COVID death toll hits 50


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IRONWOOD — A total of 37 people are dead in Gogebic and Ontonagon counties in connection with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with another 13 deaths in Iron County, Wisconsin, related to COVID-19.

As of Saturday, a total of 23 people had died in Gogebic County over the course of the pandemic, according to data on the state’s coronavirus website. That’s up from the 21 deaths the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department reported last Monday.

The county has had 567 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the virus was first detected locally in March, ac...