In collaboration with the Western U.P. Health Department and Emergency Operation Centers in Baraga County, Gogebic County, Houghton County, Keweenaw County and Ontonagon County, Copper Country Strong Briefs will be shared regularly through the duration of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Currently, they are released on Thursdays.
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UPDATES FROM THE WESTERN U.P. HEALTH DEPARTMENT
UPDATED NUMBERS THROUGH June 1
The case rate per 100,000 population in the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan is has been consistent during the last three weeks staying in the "low" range for community spread. This week it's at 172.2, however three residents in the region died with COVID-19 in the last week. Baraga County has spiked to 391.3 case rate per 100,000 population, bringing it into the "medium" level of community spread.
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