Two more recover; self-quarantine urged after possible exposure

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ALPENA — Local Public Health officials on Wednesday reported two more Montmorency County residents have recovered from COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.

That means a total of 158 Northeast Michiganders have recovered from the disease so far, including 104 Alpena County residents, 24 Alcona County residents, 11 Montmorency County residents, and 19 Presque Isle County residents.

No new cases or deaths were reported for Northeast Michigan residents today.

In the meantime, District Health Department No. 4 officials continue to advise those who attended a Sept. 12 wedding and reception to self-quarantine at home and monitor for symptoms through Sept. 26 because of a possible exposure. The wedding was held from 1 to 2 p.m. at Cross of the Woods in Indian River and the reception was held from 6 to 11:30 p.m. at the Hillman Community Center.

Those who attended the wedding or reception and developed symptoms are asked to call DHD No. 4 at 989-358-7904 to report those symptoms.

A total of 187 Northeast Michiganders have tested positive for the virus so far. Of those who tested positive, 17 have died while infected with the COVID-19.


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