Tracking the coronavirus in Upper Michigan

UpperMichigansSource.com provides links to understand how the coronavirus is spreading in your local area and how many vaccines have been given.
Tracking coronavirus (COVID-19) in Upper Michigan graphic.
Tracking coronavirus (COVID-19) in Upper Michigan graphic.(WLUC/CDC)
Published: Jan. 4, 2021 at 1:51 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 6, 2022 at 3:59 PM EST
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UPPER PENINSULA, Mich. (WLUC) - To understand how the coronavirus is spreading in your local area, it’s important to look at data trends over a period of time. The following links and graphics provide the latest information from national, state and local health departments.

Data on outbreaks, hospitalizations, cases/deaths and vaccine distribution are just some of the data points to consider. Updates will now be made weekly, with numbers reflecting how many new cases and deaths each county had over the week. At home test data is not included in the state reports.

Click here and scroll to the bottom to see the county-by-county risk levels from the CDC.

NOTE: The state now reports Michigan’s COVID-19 data once per week as the numbers of cases and deaths decline. Michigan’s Department of Health and Human Services says its online COVID-19 dashboard will be updated only on Tuesdays.

The following numbers are a weekly update from Tuesday, Dec. 6

County NameNew Confirmed Cases ReportedNew Confirmed Deaths ReportedNew Probable Deaths Reported
U.P. TOTAL21863
Alger200
Baraga1400
Chippewa1411
Delta2721
Dickinson2020
Gogebic2100
Houghton2200
Iron600
Keweenaw200
Luce001
Mackinac200
Marquette4000
Menominee2210
Ontonagon900
Schoolcraft1700

Updates will be made weekly, with numbers reflecting how many U.P. adult residents are in the hospital and ICU with COVID-19 and how many of those people are on ventilators. (Updates will generally be posted on Tuesdays.)

The following numbers are a weekly update from Tuesday, Dec. 6

Tuesday, Dec. 6Number of U.P. adults
Adult COVID-19 patients14
In ICU/on a ventilator0/0
Tuesday, Nov. 29Number of U.P. adults
Adult COVID-19 Patients19
In ICU/on a ventilator2/1

Statewide Data

Upper Peninsula Data

If you would like more specific information about Upper Michigan counties, visit the websites and Facebook pages listed below. You can also find specific county data in the cumulative state data here or on the MI Safe Start website. Each county name links to infographics by Johns Hopkins University.

Alger County

Baraga County

Chippewa County

Delta County

Dickinson County

Gogebic County

Houghton County

Iron County

Keweenaw County

Luce County

Mackinac County

Marquette County

Menominee County

Ontonagon County

Schoolcraft County

Nationwide Data

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