Six residents test positive for COVID-19


March 25, 2021

Six cases of COVID-19 were reported in Petersburg on Monday, according to a joint press release from the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg Medical Center.

Five of the cases were identified through PMC's symptomatic testing, and one case was identified through the asymptomatic testing at the Petersburg James A. Johnson Airport. Public Health investigation will determine if any of these cases are connected to the previous Petersburg outbreak.

All positive cases have been directed to isolate by Public Health.

Prior to Monday's six cases of COVID-19, Petersburg hadn't reported any new cases of the virus in about two weeks. Petersburg has a total of 12 active cases of COVID-19 as of Monday evening, according to the borough's COVID-19 Dashboard.

According to the joint press release, the Emergency Operations Center is maintaining Petersburg's yellow, or low, risk level for COVID-19.


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