Covid Cases Continue To Rise - Additional Deaths In Past Two Weeks
Mon, 08 Nov 2021 06:03:31 EST


Coronavirus cases still continue to increase in the four county District Four health region, with more hospitalizations and additional deaths in the past two weeks.

Officials urge residents to get vaccinated and mask up as many locations offer free vaccinations, screenings and walk in scheduling.

As of last Thursday (04), District Health Department #4 reports over 88 hundred (8,802) total covid or suspect cases since the pandemic began, up 666 cases in the past two weeks. There were 20 additional deaths, totaling 199 of which the most were from Alpena with 70. 18 were hospitalized, with two in intensive care and a local hospital bed capacity at 39 percent.

While over 26 thousand were vaccinated (26,497), that has only increased by 41 persons in the last two weeks. Counties vaccination rates include Alpena 60 percent, Cheboygan 59 percent, Montmorency 59, and Presque Isle 65, minimal changes in the past two weeks.

In the District #2 health area, similar trends were noted.

There were just over 82-hundred (8,233) total covid cases since the pandemic began, up 508 in the past two weeks. 23 additional deaths were recorded, totaling 230, and 18 thousand (18,028) were vaccinated, which was up 365 persons in the past two weeks. Alcona had 60 percent of the population vaccinated, Iosco 62, Ogemaw remained at 49, and Oscoda County 49 percent.

Across Michigan, case numbers 1-point-1 million (1,157,606), with 22 thousand deaths (22,474).

68% of Michigan residents age 16 or older had received at least one or two vaccines.

For a list of online resources related to COVID-19, check out this story on our news page at WATZ dot com.

For a list of online resources related to COVID-19, check out this story on our news page at WATZ dot com.

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