Sad to report another community resident lost their life due to COVID-19, this according to Oakland County’s COVID by ZIP website. This is the fourth such death in our ZIP code area of 48367, 48370 and 48371 since The Leader started its Monday morning tallies, on April 13. The latest death was in the Oxford (48371) ZIP area, the community’s second. There are 69 total cases in this ZIP area, up three from last week.
The other two deaths occurred in the 48370 ZIP (west Addison Township). This ZIP area has had a total of six COVID cases since our report of April 27.
The 48367 ZIP area saw an increase of two COVID cases since last week’s report — 10 cases up from eight.
By ZIP here is the break down:
48367 — 10 total cases, zero deaths (total population 4,613)
48370 — six total cases, two deaths (total populations, 1,940)
48371 — 69 total cases, two deaths (total population, 24,399)
Oakland County’s COVID-19 webpage has this prefix, “This data is not a complete picture of community exposure since it only reflects actual test results. Testing capacity has been limited to date. All parts of the county should strictly adhere to Stay at Home Order and practice all safety guidance when needing to visit an essential business. This map will be updated in the evening as data is received.”
To check the numbers for yourself, here is the web address: www.oakgov.com/covid/casesByZip.html