Active cases of virus drops down to 13

Petersburg's COVID-19 case count continued to fall on Thursday. With three new cases identified and six infected residents released from isolation, the active case count is at 13 as of Thursday afternoon, according to a joint press release from the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg Medical.

Of the three new cases added to Petersburg's active case count, two were identified locally and one was reported outside of the community. Petersburg has seen eight straight days of its decline in active cases. The last time Petersburg had 13 active cases was on Feb. 21, just four days into the current COVID-19 outbreak.

The Emergency Operations Center continues to ask the public to follow COVID-19 mitigation strategies to help manage the outbreak, such as masking in public places and around non-household members, avoiding group settings and staying at home if infected with the virus.


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