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Possible coronavirus exposure at Dunham’s, health department says

Courtesy Image An illustration of the coronavirus provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

ALPENA — Customers of Dunham’s of Alpena in late July may have been exposed to the coronavirus, according to District Health Department No. 4.

Visitors to the store between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on July 24, 25, and 26 may have come into contact with someone carrying the coronavirus and should monitor for symptoms of the illness. Those that develop symptoms within 14 days of those dates should contact their doctor and consider testing for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.

Meanwhile, two new Alpena County residents, and one more resident of Presque Isle County, tested positive for the coronavirus, health officials reported today.

Officials also reported one new recovery in each of the counties, plus two additional recovered Alcona County residents, for a total of 137 recovered among the 161 Northeast Michigan residents who have tested positive since the virus first hit Michigan in mid-March.

Other local data remains stable.

Totals, as of today:

Positive tests: 113 Alpena County residents, 17 Presque Isle County residents, seven Montmorency County residents, 24 Alcona County residents.

Recovered: 99 Alpena County residents, 13 Presque Isle County residents, five Montmorency County residents, 20 Alcona County residents.

Deaths after infected with COVID-19: 13 Alpena County residents, one Presque Isle County resident, zero Montmorency County residents, one Alcona County resident.

Statewide, 657 new positives and two deaths were reported today.

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