COVID-19 Update — Nov. 24, 2021

In the last 30 days there were 142 recent cases in the 48359 ZIP code, 224 new cases in the 48360 ZIP code and 227 new cases in the 48362 area.

Total numbers by ZIP code:

48359: 1,213 total cases, 17 deaths. (Population of 9,634)

48360: 1,535 total cases, 17 deaths. (Population of 12,055)

48362: 1,991 total cases, 21 deaths. (Population of 15,756) This includes the Village of Lake Orion.

Source:oakgov.com/covid/casesByZip.html.

Lake Orion Community Schools

As of Nov. 22, LOCS reported 29 new cases of positive COVID-19 individuals in the district in the last week.

LOCS has had 277 total positive cases among students and staff since the start of the 2021-22 school year, according to the district’s website, www.lakeorionschools.org/resources/coronavirus-awareness/dashboardlakeorionschools.org.

Within the district boundaries, there are currently 449 cases of COVID-19, according to oakgov.com/covid/casesByZip.html

Oakland County

Oakland County overall has had 140,982 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 21,443 probable cases, the highest in the state.

There have been 2,593 confirmed total deaths, along with 172 probable deaths from the virus, according to michigan.gov/coronavirus.

The MI Safe Start Map lists Oakland County at the highest risk level for contracting COVID-19, with an average of 5,839 new cases each week.

Around 71.1 percent of Oakland County residents have received their first dose of a vaccine and 64.5 percent are fully vaccinated.

Michigan

As of Monday, Michigan had a total of 1,259,261 confirmed cases of Coronavirus, 167,930 probable cases, 23,315 deaths and 1,613 probable deaths from COVID-19, since the pandemic began, according to michigan.gov/coronavirus.

The MI Safe Start Map lists the state at the highest risk level for contracting COVID-19, with an average of 56,665 new cases a week.

Michigan’s vaccine rate currently sits at 60.3 percent of people with at least one dose and 54.8 percent fully vaccinated.

United States

On Monday, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed 47,649,156 cases of Coronavirus in the United States as well as 770,890 deaths from COVID-19, according to cdc.gov/coronavirus.

The CDC reports 199.4 million Americans are fully vaccinated with 69.5 percent of the total population having received at least one dose and 59.2 percent fully vaccinated. Additionally, 36.1 million Americans have received a booster dose.

 

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