Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Western UP sees more COVID cases but low community levels

By ZACHARY MARANO

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HOUGHTON — The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department posted its weekly COVID-19 briefing on Wednesday and each of the five counties in the area still has low COVID-19 community level by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention measurements.

However, the seven-day case count went up again to 41 new cases – 24 in Houghton County, nine in Gogebic and eight in Ontonagon – from 21 new cases last week. The March 13 update itself represented an increase from 10 new cases the previous week.

On the other hand, there were no new COVID-19 cases in Keween...

 
 
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