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WUPHD reports high COVID-19 levels


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HANCOCK — When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated their way of monitoring COVID-19 community levels on Feb. 25 to be determined by the number of new COVID-19 admissions and staffed inpatient beds, the five counties in the western Upper Peninsula went from a high risk of transmission to low community levels.

Because of these changes, the western U.P. was suddenly considered low risk for COVID-19 by the CDC for the first time in months. This may have been short lived, however, as an update from the Western Upper Peninsula Health De...

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