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Two More Cases Identified In Grand Traverse County, Both From Community Spread

By Beth Milligan | May 29, 2020

The Grand Traverse County Health Department reported two new positive COVID-19 cases Friday.

The two new cases bring the county's total number to 25 positive cases, 6 probable cases, 16 recoveries, and 5 deaths. The new positive cases include a man in his twenties and a man in his forties. Both men were asymptomatic and had general community exposure.

The health department is currently conducting case investigations to determine possible community exposure and trace contacts to the cases. The department will release more information when it is available, according to a release distributed Friday.

Michigan has reported 56,621 positive cases and 5,406 deaths of COVID-19 as of Friday, with 33,168 individuals considered recovered. Munson has tested a total of 5,241 individuals as of Friday, including 300 positive cases, 4,868 negative cases, and 73 pending cases. There is currently one patient hospitalized with coronavirus in the Munson system, in Traverse City. A total of 18 patients have died to date in the entire Munson hospital system.

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