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Baraga County (Upper Peninsula) Has It’s First COVID-19 Death

We have just learned from The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department that they’ve confirmed a resident in Baraga County has unfortunately died from COVID-19.

Although we don’t know the age of the person they’ve confirmed it was an elder.

“The elderly person was an inpatient at an Upper Peninsula hospital at the time of their death.”

Here is the media release from the Western Upper Peninsula Heath Department:

Wear your mask and stay safe! If you have symptoms – get tested. It also isn’t hard to social distance. When you’re going into a store just put the mask on for the 5-10 minutes, it’ll help!

Last night in Baraga County a crazy storm hit, check out some of the footage:

In other Yooper news, Gordon Ramsay came to visit:

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