• Western UP reports first death linked to COVID-19

    13 days ago - By Wood TV

    GOGEBIC COUNTY, Mich - The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department received notification Thursday of the first local death attributed to COVID-19.
    The individual was an elderly male Gogebic County resident with underlying health issues. The Health Department continues to investigate the case.
    “Our heartfelt sympathies and prayers go out to the family who have lost their loved one,” said Cathryn A. Beer, Health Officer at WUPHD. “This is a tragic reminder of how serious a threat COVID-19 is to our residents, especially the elderly and those with underlying health conditions. We need to...
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