The Health Center has updated its COVID-19 status chart to show another positive test this (Saturday) morning. That along with six more negative results and four new tests bring the tallies for this outbreak to: 73 tests with 16 positive results, 59 negative and seven still pending.
You can see the latest information from the BIRHC at this link: https://www.biruralhealth.org/announcements/
State health officials updated there data yesterday afternoon to report two days of results. Unfortunately, the numbers are back up after a dip. There were 17,162 new cases and 172 deaths in their report. That brings averages to 8,078 for new cases and 106 deaths a day. There are now 177,667 active cases in the state. In our region there were 261 new cases and one new death. 26 of the cases and the death were in Charlevoix. There are now 5,241 active cases in our region with an average of 142 news cases and two deaths a day.