While a county on the upper peninsula remains at a “turning point” for coronavirus risk, the risk is also increasing in some counties in Lower Michigan.
The counties of Macomb, Tuscola and Gladwin have all been marked as orange, which means that coronavirus risk occurs at an “accelerated rate” according to the Harvard Global Health Institute’s COVID Risk Levels Dashboard.
The website recommends ordering at home and further testing and tracing in orange regions.
When it comes to Macomb County, there is a 7-day average of 1
According to the state of Michigan, there were 9,384 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Macomb County on Monday.
There is a 7-day average of 5.3 daily cases in Tuscola County and 2.6 daily cases in Gladwin County, according to the Harvard Global Health Institute.
On the upper peninsula, Menominee County is listed as an orange area with a 7-day average of 3.6 cases per day, the website says. However, Gogebic County is marked in red and is at a “turning point” with 39.9 new cases per 100,000 inhabitants within 7 days.
Most of the state remains a yellow area, which means that the community is expanding. The Harvard Global Health Institute reports that 1-9 cases per 100,000 people are reported.
Some counties in Michigan report green areas, which means they are on the right track to contain the virus. These include the counties of Alpena, Arenac, Baraga, Barry, Benzie, Charlevoix, Kalkaska, Luce and Missaukee.
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