Petersburg outbreak up to 10 active cases; Superintendent explains distance learning situation

Petersburg is seeing its highest COVID-19 active case count since the start of the pandemic and officials are cautioning about the virus spreading in the community. This outbreak has changed operations this week at the hospital and the schools. Petersburg’s emergency operations center Tuesday announced three more COVID positive test results, all in the same family and connected to other cases already announced. Petersburg is now reporting 10 active cases with eight new positives in the last week and a 2.4 percent positivity rate. That’s a rolling average of the number of cases per day based on the past week.

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