Manistee County sees 12 new cases of COVID-19

MANISTEE COUNTY – Manistee County has recorded 1,414 COVID-19 cases and 27 deaths, according to the most recent data from Friday’s update provided by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

This is an increase of 12 cases and zero deaths since the state’s last update on Wednesday.

There have been at least 305 new cases and five deaths in the county since July 16. There have been at least 320 cases and eight deaths since June 4.

According to the most recently released monthly summary report by District Health Department # 10 for Manistee County, there was an increase from July to August in confirmed cases for the county.

In the monthly summary, nearly 84% of people in the county with COVID-19 who exhibited symptoms reported coughing as a symptom.

In the same summary, about 68% of people who exhibited symptoms had headaches and about 68% had congestion.

Here are some quick facts from the most recent MDHHS report:

• There were 1.055 million cases and 21,313 deaths statewide during the pandemic.

• This is an increase of 8,409 cases and 82 deaths since Wednesday, or an average of 4,205 cases per day. Of the reported deaths, 40 were identified during a review of vital records.

• Grand Traverse County has reported 7,020 cases and 97 deaths; this is an increase of 80 new cases and no new deaths.

• County Wexford reported 2,926 cases and cases and 47 deaths; this is an increase of 36 new cases and no new deaths.

• Benzie County recorded 1,270 cases and 37 deaths; this is an increase of 12 new cases and no new deaths.

• Lake County recorded 795 cases and 17 deaths; this is an increase of 19 new cases and no new deaths.

• Mason County recorded 2,691 cases and 43 deaths; this is an increase of 29 new cases and two new deaths.

Michigan has recorded a total of 931,115 recovered cases of COVID-19. This information is updated once a week; it was last updated on October 1.

Information about COVID-19 outbreaks associated with educational institutions is reported weekly by local health departments to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. An outbreak is defined as an educational institution that has been found to have two or more cases that “may have shared exposure on school grounds and are from different households are included”.

The reported local school outbreaks are as follows and are updated on Monday:

• Schools in the Frankfort-Elberta area of ​​Frankfurt had three cases including both students and staff from preschool to elementary level added to the epidemic list on September 27 and re-listed by the state on September 4. October.

• Benzie Central Schools in Benzonia have reported four cases of COVID-19 in high school through high school students.

• Mason County Central in Scottville has reported six positive cases of COVID-19 among students and staff. This information was first added to the MDHHS website on August 24 and again on October 4.

Manistee County is considered part of Region 7 for state tracking. Region 7 includes Manistee and 17 other counties.

The region had 77 cases of confirmed or suspected adult COVID-19 hospitalized patients, seven on ventilators and 34 confirmed or suspected COVID-19 adults in intensive care from data as of Friday.

Munson Healthcare Manistee Hospital has had 6 COVID-19 patients according to the most recent data available as of Thursday, according to the MDHHS.

Manistee County has 60.5% of its population fully vaccinated against COVID-19 according to the state’s most recent information. This is 13,302 out of 21,990 eligible residents, according to the 2019 census estimates for those aged 12 and over. In Benzie County, about 65% of residents are fully immunized.

District # 10 Health Department allows parents and guardians to make appointments to immunize their children aged 12 and over against COVID-19 at

DHD # 10 offers offsite vaccination clinics. Participants do not need an appointment. All clinics will have Pfizer for those 12 and over and most will have Moderna and Johnson & Johnson for those 18 and over.

The Department of Health is also planning third doses of Moderna and Pfizer for people who are moderately to severely immunocompromised.

The United States has the highest accounts in the world. India has the second highest number of cases and Brazil has the second highest number of deaths.

According to the CDC, there are approximately 44.1 million cases in the United States and 708,784 deaths.

WHO has more than 236.5 million confirmed cases and around 4.8 million deaths worldwide. Around 6.3 billion doses of vaccine have been administered worldwide.

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