COVID-19 Update — Nov. 17, 2021

In the last 30 days there were 114 recent cases in the 48359 ZIP code, 198 new cases in the 48360 ZIP code and 190 new cases in the 48362 area.

Total numbers by ZIP code:

48359: 1,167 total cases, 16 deaths. (Population of 9,634)

48360: 1,472 total cases, 17 deaths. (Population of 12,055)

48362: 1,922 total cases, 21 deaths. (Population of 15,756) This includes the Village of Lake Orion.

Lake Orion Community Schools

As of Nov. 15, LOCS reported 31 new cases of positive COVID-19 individuals in the district in the last week.

LOCS has had 233 total positive cases among students and staff since the start of the 2021-22 school year, according to the district’s website,

Within the district boundaries, there are currently 259 cases of COVID-19, according to

Oakland County

Oakland County overall has had 135,512 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 20,931 probable cases, the highest in the state.

There have been 2,569 confirmed total deaths, along with 165 probable deaths from the virus, according to

The MI Safe Start Map lists Oakland County at the highest risk level for contracting COVID-19, with an average of 4,513 new cases each week.

Around 69.9 percent of Oakland County residents have received their first dose of a vaccine and 64.1 percent are fully vaccinated.


As of Monday, Michigan had a total of 1,209,712 confirmed cases of Coronavirus, 160,323 probable cases, 22,862 deaths and 1,546 probable deaths from COVID-19, since the pandemic began, according to

The MI Safe Start Map lists the state at the highest risk level for contracting COVID-19, with an average of 47,442 new cases a week.

Michigan’s vaccine rate currently sits at 59.4 percent of people with at least one dose and 54.4 percent fully vaccinated.

United States

On Monday, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed 46,993,724 cases of Coronavirus in the United States as well as 760,266 deaths from COVID-19, according to

The CDC reports 195.3 million Americans are fully vaccinated with 68.4 percent of the total population having received at least one dose and 58.8 percent fully vaccinated. Additionally, 30.1 million Americans have received a booster dose.


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