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Local businesses in some northern Michigan counties are now required to screen employees and ensure social distancing measures are taken.

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Updated 4/2/20 with additional information from the Health Department of Northwest Michigan. 

People who visited the Meijer in Petoskey two weekends ago may have been minimally exposed to COVID-19, the Health Department of Northwest Michigan says.

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An Emmet County resident has died from health issues related to COVID-19, McLaren Northern Michigan announced Tuesday evening.

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Health officials are worried about people traveling up north from downstate and other areas around the country to their second homes. 

Many are coming to northern Michigan to hunker down as the COVID-19 disease spreads in cities throughout the United States.

Health officials say they could be bringing the disease with them.

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State-confirmed presumptive positive COVID-19 cases in northern Michigan:

Last updated April 8, 2020 at 10:45 p.m.

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A resident of Charlevoix County is being treated for a presumptive case of COVID-19 at a downstate hospital, according to the Health Department of Northwest Michigan.