Manistee County COVID-19 Report – January 10, 2022

MANISTEE COUNTY – Manistee County has recorded 2,178 cases of COVID-19 and 57 deaths, according to the most recent data from Monday update provided by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

This is an increase of 36 new cases and one new death since the state’s last update on Friday.

There have been at least 1,054 new cases and 34 deaths in the county since July 16. There have been at least 1,092 cases and 37 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.


Of the symptoms reported, cough was most often reported with 65.3%, followed by congestion and headache with 55.1% each in November. The county had 219 cases and eight deaths in November.

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

• There were approximately 1.68 million cases and 27,878 deaths statewide during the pandemic.

• This is an increase of 44,524 cases and 56 deaths since Friday, or an average of 14,841 cases per day for three days.

• Grand Traverse County has reported 10,679 cases and 166 deaths; this is an increase of 194 new cases and no new deaths.

• County Wexford has reported 4,254 cases and 80 deaths; this is an increase of 39 new cases and two new deaths.

• Benzie County recorded 1,919 cases and 51 deaths; this is an increase of 27 new cases and no new deaths.

• Lake County recorded 1,261 cases and 28 deaths; this is an increase of 13 new cases and no new deaths.

• Mason County recorded 4,729 cases and 73 deaths; this is an increase of 81 new cases and no new deaths.

Michigan has recorded a total of 1.34 million recovered cases of COVID-19. This information was last updated on January 6.

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”.

The reported local school outbreaks are as follows and are updated on Monday:

• Ludington High School has reported nine positive cases of COVID-19 among students. This information was first added to the MDDHS website on January 4 and is listed as an ongoing outbreak.

• Franklin Elementary School in Ludington reported 15 positive cases of COVID-19 among students. This information was first added to the MDDHS website on November 15 and is listed as an ongoing outbreak.

• Mason County Central High School in Scottville has reported 54 positive cases of COVID-19 among students and staff. This information was first added to the MDHHS website on October 25 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 has 951 hospital beds, with 570 occupants in hospital beds and 118 in intensive care units as of Monday, according to the MDHHS.

The region also has 116 adults who have had suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 in hospital, 12 on a ventilator, and 45 adult patients in the intensive care unit who have been confirmed or suspected to have had COVID-19. Additionally, Region 7 had 119 emergency room visits related to COVID-19 in the previous day.

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

Manistee County has 60.5% of its population fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the state’s most recent information as of Monday. This is 14,219 out of 23,506 eligible residents, according to the 2019 census estimates for people aged 5 and over.

So far, 302 Manistee County residents aged 5 to 11 have started their COVID-19 or 20.0% vaccine; this age group has a total population of 1,509. In the 12 to 15 age group, 432 children have started the vaccine, of which 393 have completed or 40.5% who have had the initiation dose (s). and 36.8% who completed their vaccination (s). There are 1,067 children in this age group.

In Benzie County, about 65.1% of residents were fully immunized as of January 10.

The District # 10 Health Department allows parents and guardians to make an appointment to vaccinate their children aged 5 and over against COVID-19 at dhd10.org/programme.

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

The health service is also planning third doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for anyone aged 18 or over; you can make an appointment at dhd10.org/programme.

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 Centers for Disease Control and Preventionn, there are more than 59.5 million cases in the United States and 834,077 deaths.

the World Health Organization lists more than 305.9 million confirmed cases and more than 5.48 million deaths worldwide. Around 9.1 billion doses of the vaccine have been administered worldwide.

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