NE Lower Michigan COVID-19 Cases Lower - But Danger Still PresentMon, 07 Jun 2021 06:03:30 EDT
Coronavirus cases continue to decrease in Northeast Lower Michigan, although the danger is still present and health officials urge getting vaccinated if you have not done so already.
Many locations offer vaccinations and the health department has walk in scheduling.
Health agencies now report combined totals of confirmed and probable, and MidMichigan Medical Center - Alpena currently has no covid patients hospitalized.
As of Friday (04), District Health Department #4 reports 5,856 total cases - 676 more, with 150 deaths, 17 more than a week plus ago. 2,263 cases - or 270 more were in Alpena with additional deaths totaling 58 and only 52% vaccinated. 1,945 cases and 42 deaths were reported in Cheboygan. 1,053 cases, or 118 more were in Presque Isle County, with 32 deaths as 57 percent of residents were vaccinated. 615 cases were in Montmorency with 18 deaths and over 50 percent were vaccinated. Over 25 thousand (25,651) had been vaccinated in the District#4 region.
In the District #2 Health area, there was a total of 5,189, or 607 more cases, and 21 additional deaths at 164. Alcona County had a total of 742 cases, with 25 deaths and a vaccination rate of 52 percent. There were 2,016cases in Iosco with 67 deaths. 1,742 cases were reported in Ogemaw with 43 deaths, 689 cases were in Oscoda County with 29 deaths, as over 16-thousand have been vaccinated (16,745).
Across Michigan, case numbers number over 8-hundred 90 thousand (890,345) and over 19 thousand deaths (19,365).
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