Manistee County sees eight new cases of COVID-19



MANISTEE COUNTY – Manistee County has recorded 1,613 COVID-19 cases and 34 deaths, according to the most recent data in Wednesday’s update provided by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

This is an increase of eight new cases and no new deaths since the state’s last update on Monday.

There have been at least 489 new cases and 12 deaths in the county since July 16. There have been at least 497 cases and 15 deaths since June 4.

According to the most recently released monthly summary report by District Health Department # 10 for Manistee County, less than half of the county’s cases were symptomatic during their illness.


Among the symptoms reported, headache was the most frequently reported at 58%, followed by fatigue at 56% and cough at 54% in September. The county had 148 cases in September and five deaths.

According to the summary, this is the third wave of cases this year, with most being reported in winter, then again this spring and most recently from August.

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

• There were approximately 1.17 million cases and 22,684 deaths statewide during the pandemic.

• This is an increase of 6,283 cases and 163 deaths since Monday, or an average of 3,142 cases per day. Of the reported deaths, 88 were identified during a review of vital records. The MDHHS also noted that the number of cases is an undercount. On the Michigan.gov/coronavirus website, he noted the following: “Due to a delay in processing lab results entered into the MDSS, the two-day average underestimates the number of new references received since. Monday. No delayed information was lost. The cause of this problem is currently under investigation. “

• Grand Traverse County reported 7,961 cases and 105 deaths; this is an increase of 45 new cases and no new deaths.

• County Wexford has reported 3,355 cases and 54 deaths; this is an increase of 15 new cases and one new death.

• Benzie County recorded 1,437 cases and 37 deaths; this is an increase of 10 new cases and no new deaths.

• Lake County recorded 929 cases and 21 deaths; this is an increase of seven new cases and two new deaths.

• Mason County recorded 3,228 cases and 47 deaths; this is an increase of 30 new cases and two new deaths.

Michigan has recorded a total of 1,026,195 recovered cases of COVID-19. This information was last updated on November 5.

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:

• Mason County Central High School in Scottville has reported four positive cases of COVID-19 among students. This information was first added to the MDHHS website on October 25 and is listed as an ongoing outbreak.

• Schools in the Frankfort-Elberta area in Benzie County reported seven positive cases among students and staff. This information was first added to the MDHHS website on October 25 and is listed as an ongoing outbreak.

• Foster Elementary School in Ludington has reported eight students with COVID-19. This information was first added to the MDHHS website on October 18 and is listed as an ongoing outbreak.

• Mason County Eastern High School in Custer has reported 12 students and staff with COVID-19. This information was first added to the MDHHS website on November 1 and is listed as an ongoing outbreak.

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

The region had 126 cases of confirmed or suspected adult COVID-19 hospitalized patients, 10 on ventilators and 51 confirmed or suspected COVID-19 adults in intensive care as of Wednesday’s data.

Munson Healthcare Manistee Hospital has four COVID-19 patients according to the most recent data available Wednesday, according to the MDHHS.

Manistee County has 57.6% of its population fully vaccinated against COVID-19 according to the state’s most recent information. This is 13,535 out of 23,506 eligible residents, according to the 2019 census estimates for people aged 5 and over.

In Benzie County, about 61.4% of residents are fully immunized.

District No. 10 Health Department allows parents and guardians to schedule appointments to immunize their children ages 5 and older against COVID-19 at dhd10.org/schedule.

DHD # 10 offers offsite vaccination clinics. Participants do not need an appointment. All clinics will have Pfizer for people aged 5 and over and most will have Moderna and Johnson & Johnson for those aged 18 and over.

The health department is also planning third doses of Moderna and Pfizer for people 65 years of age and older and those with underlying conditions.

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 46.6 million cases in the United States and 755,201 deaths.

WHO has around 250 million confirmed cases and more than 5 million deaths worldwide. Around 7 billion doses of vaccine have been administered worldwide.


Previous Jason Kenney's Hot Boy Summer: The Musical, A Hilarious and Tragic Triumph
Next Waverly Chamber Music Series to host a string quartet | Waverly Newspapers

No Comment

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published.