That is the biggest daily number of newly confirmed cases in Monroe County since May 7.
Fifteen new cases of COVID-19 coronavirus, and one additional death, were reported Friday by the Monroe County Health Department.
That brings the total to 458 cases and 19 deaths among Monroe County residents since the outbreak began in mid-March. That is the biggest daily number of newly confirmed cases since May 7.
Here's the geographic breakdown of residence on confirmed local cases, as reported by the Monroe County Health Department Friday and the increase from Thursday.48162 (Monroe north): 114 cases, an increase of 5. 48161 (Monroe south): 76 cases, an increase of 1. 48166 (Newport): 55 cases, an increase of 2. 48182 (Temperance): 53 cases, an increase of 2. 48117 (Carleton): 40 cases, an increase of 1. 48144 (Lambertville): 29 cases, an increase of 2. 48160 (Milan): 17 cases. 48131 (Dundee): 16 cases. 48159 (Maybee): 10 cases. 48145 (LaSalle): 8 cases. 49267 (Ottawa Lake): 8 cases. 49270 (Petersburg): 7 cases. 48133 (Erie): 7 cases. 48179 (South Rockwood): 7 cases, an increase of 2. 48140 (Ida): 4 cases. 48157 (Luna Pier): 2 cases. 49238 (Deerfield): 1 case.
The updated age brackets for Monroe County cases is as follows:Age 19 and younger: 13 Age 20-29: 56. Age 30-39: 66. Age 40-49: 89 Age 50-59: 103 Age 60-69: 64. Age 70 and older: 67.
The 19 Monroe County deaths attributed to COVID-19 are for those ranging in age from 46 to 97.
As of Friday, the Michigan total case count is 53,913 cases since the first one was reported March 10. This includes 5,158 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
The recovery data is issued weekly by Monroe County. The last such report on Tuesday is that 312 of the 434 known cases at the time were recovering from the illness.
The recovery data from State of Michigan is also issued weekly, the last such report was for May 15 data. At that time, 28,234 cases met the state’s criteria for recovery, which is 30 days after onset of symptoms.
The Monroe County Health Department will continue to provide updates to the public regarding Monroe County coronavirus case data every afternoon Mondays-Fridays; but will no longer do so on weekends or holidays.
The State of Michigan charts can be found at www.michigan.gov/coronavirus.
The Monroe County charts can be found at www.co.monroe.mi.us, then click on “public health COVID-19 dashboard.” That link also lists the locations and signup details for the eight clinics in Monroe County where testing is available.
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