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In UP, One Confirmed COVID Case In The Hospital; Its Bars Still Closed For Indoor Service

As of Sept. 1, there was one confirmed positive case of COVID-19 in the Upper Peninsula involving an adult who needed to be hospitalized.

There were six sick people in U.P. hospitals that day who were suspected of having the coronavirus.

As of July 1, all bars in state, including those in the Upper Peninsula, have been ordered closed for indoor service, according to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order.

In the entire state of Michigan, there were 434 people hospitalized with confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Sept. 1. On April 20, the figure was 3,357 people in the hospital with COVID-19, according to the state of Michigan.

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