MARQUETTE, MI-- A slowdown in the state’s software system resulted in additional COVID-19 cases in Thursday’s numbers that could have been attributed to Wednesday.
The glitch was repaired and no information was lost, but Thursday’s tally represents a new record for the U.P. and the state. Thursday afternoon’s Upper Peninsula case count increased by 168.
The number by county is as follows:
One death was reported in Delta County and one in Houghton.
As of Thursday afternoon the U.P. has confirmed 3,829 cases of the coronavirus during the pandemic. Sixty-three people have died.