Western U.P. sees more than 250 new COVID-19 cases
October 16, 2021
By ZACHARY MARANO
HOUGHTON — The Western Upper Peninsula has seen its highest seven-day case count since the Western U.P. Health Department resumed its weekly updates on Aug. 26, according to a release from the health department on Thursday.
There were 273 new COVID-19 cases across the five-county area between Oct. 6 and 13. This includes 38 new cases in Baraga, 86 new cases in Gogebic, 127 cases in Houghton, 10 new cases in Keweenaw and 12 in Ontonagon.
The seven-day case count has been steadily increasing every week. There were 135 new COVID-19 cases in the S...