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Gogebic County sees surge in COVID-19 cases

By Zachary Marano

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IRONWOOD — Since the Western U.P. Health Department’s last update on July 1, there has been a surge in COVID-19 cases in Gogebic County. In the 19-day period between July 2-20, 33 people in the county tested positive for the coronavirus.

“Testing is encouraged for anyone who is having symptoms or has been in contact with a known case. Contact your local healthcare provider or pharmacy for testing information,” a release from the WUPHD said.

There were two new cases in Houghton County and two new cases in Ontonagon County over the same period. There...