COVID-19 Update — Sept. 15, 2021

In the last 30 days there were 31 recent cases in the 48359 ZIP code, 68 new cases in the 48360 ZIP code and 75 new cases in the 48362 area.

Total numbers by ZIP code:

48359: 960 total cases, 13 deaths. (Population of 9,634)

48360: 1,149 total cases, 15 deaths. (Population of 12,055)

48362: 1,542 total cases, 20 deaths. (Population of 15,756) This includes the Village of Lake Orion.

Lake Orion Community Schools

As of Monday, LOCS reported seven new cases of positive COVID-19 individuals in the district.

LOCS has had 7 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 107 cases of COVID-19, according to

Oakland County

Oakland County overall has had 112,526 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 17,733 probable cases, the highest in the state.

There have been 2,397 confirmed total deaths, along with 142 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 1,943 new cases each week.

Around 71.9 percent of Oakland County residents have received their first dose of a vaccine and 66.7 percent are fully vaccinated.


As of Monday, Michigan had a total of 976,505 confirmed cases of Coronavirus, 118,695 probable cases, 20,535 deaths and 1,319 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 18,880 new cases a week.

Michigan’s vaccine rate currently sits at 61 percent of people with at least one dose and 56.5 percent fully vaccinated.

United States

On Monday, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed 41,001,157 cases of Coronavirus in the United States as well as 658,410 deaths from COVID-19, according to

The CDC reports 179 million Americans are fully vaccinated with 63.2 percent of the total population having received at least one dose and 53.9 percent fully vaccinated.


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