COVID-19 Update — Oct. 20, 2021

In the last 30 days there were 92 recent cases in the 48359 ZIP code, 115 new cases in the 48360 ZIP code and 166 new cases in the 48362 area.

Total numbers by ZIP code:

48359: 1,062 total cases, 15 deaths. (Population of 9,634)

48360: 1,278 total cases, 16 deaths. (Population of 12,055)

48362: 1,737 total cases, 20 deaths. (Population of 15,756) This includes the Village of Lake Orion.

Lake Orion Community Schools

As of Oct. 18, LOCS reported 14 new cases of positive COVID-19 individuals in the district in the last week.

LOCS has had 115 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 224 cases of COVID-19, according to

Oakland County

Oakland County overall has had 123,431 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 19,233 probable cases, the highest in the state.

There have been 2,481 confirmed total deaths, along with 158 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 2,606 new cases each week.

Around 74.2 percent of Oakland County residents have received their first dose of a vaccine and 69.1 percent are fully vaccinated.


As of Monday, Michigan had a total of 1,090,021 confirmed cases of Coronavirus, 139,035 probable cases, 21,609 deaths and 1,408 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 29,887 new cases a week.

Michigan’s vaccine rate currently sits at 63.3 percent of people with at least one dose and 58.8 percent fully vaccinated.

United States

On Monday, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed 44,857,861 cases of Coronavirus in the United States as well as 723,205 deaths from COVID-19, according to

The CDC reports 189.3 million Americans are fully vaccinated with 66 percent of the total population having received at least one dose and 57 percent fully vaccinated.


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