Petersburg at red status for COVID-19

EOC reporting 36 active cases of the virus


February 25, 2021

Chart courtesy of the Petersburg Emergency Operations Center

The chart above lists the current outbreak's cumulative COVID-19 case count as of 3 P.M. on Wednesday, Feb. 24.

Seven more residents tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing Petersburg's total active case count to 36, according to a joint press release from the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg Medical Center issued Wednesday evening.

A large number of the current positive cases have been the result of community spread, but Incident Commander Karl Hagerman said the EOC hasn't been able to pinpoint any one business or location that has led to community spread of the virus. In response to the outbreak that began on Feb. 18, the EOC has increased the local risk level of COVID-19 in the commun...

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