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Upper Peninsula’s Delta County Has Its First Presumptive Positive Case of Coronavirus


With the total positive case count of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) at over 4,600 and a reported 111 deaths across the state of Michigan, it is now reported that Delta County in south-central Upper Peninsula has its first presumptive positive case.

Earlier today, Jack Hall of Radio Results Network (RRN)

and confirmed that an adult female was the individual that tested positive for the virus.

Down below is the release from OSF St. Francis Hospital that shows the full report of the testing.

Hall said that the Public Health Delta & Menominee Counties (PHDM) are currently seeking and reaching out to identify what or whom have had contact with the individual.

“There is currently no specific treatment for COVID-19,” says Robert S. Van Howe, MD, Interim Medical Director for PHDM. “Many people who get COVID-19 experience mild, cold-like illness, but in some cases people experience severe illness, hospitalization, and/or death.”

Communities are advised to abide by the executive orders issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, and members are also recommended that they must continue to practice frequent hand washing, avoid close contact with sick people, disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces and avoid touching their face.

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