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COVID-19 case count climbs to 84

PMC reports active cases 'spiraling out of control and impacting essential services'


November 18, 2021

The Petersburg Medical Center reported 21 additional cases of COVID-19 Wednesday for a total of 84 active cases. 19 cases were cleared by Public Health and 65 new cases have been reported in the past week.

Currently Petersburg Borough has the highest per capita rate of COVID-19 in the United States of America, with an averaged daily rate of 262 new infections per 100,000. This is according to the New York Times hot spots map, which displays a county-by-county average of new reported cases over the last week.

According to the Petersburg COVID-19 Dashboard, there have been five healthcare wor...

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