High COVID-19 transmission continues in 2022
January 8, 2022
By ZACHARY MARANO
HOUGHTON — There is still no end in sight for the coronavirus pandemic in 2022 as COVID-19 case rates have more than doubled in Baraga, Gogebic, Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties since the last update in December, according to an update from the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department on Thursday.
The update says that cases rates are 506 per 100,000 population in Baraga County, 392 in Gogebic, 390 in Houghton, 637 in Keweenaw and 254 in Ontonagon, for a total of 401 across the western Upper Peninsula. As of Dec. 29, the case rates wer...