The Pike County General Health District reported three new, active cases of COVID-19 in the county this week, bringing the total number of known cases in Pike to 12.
On Wednesday, June 17, the health district reported two new, active cases. On Thursday, June 18, the Pike County General Health District reported another new, active, confirmed case of COVID-19 in the county.
The 12 cases include 9 confirmed cases and 3 probable cases. The cases include six females and six males ranging in age from 25 to 72 years old.
“Per the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) definition, a probable case is someone who had direct contact with a confirmed case and became symptomatic, but the health care provider decided not to test. For example, if a person tests positive and then another member in that same household becomes symptomatic, they are counted as a probable,” the health district explained recently.
According to the Pike County General Health District, the confirmed case announced on Thursday was an individual with a work history in a neighboring county. The health district said that contract tracing has been completed for the new cases.
The Pike County General Health District released a map on Thursday showing which townships in the county have or have had COVID-19 cases. According to the map, the 12 Pike County cases include four in Perry Township, three in PeePee Township, two in Union Township, one in Marion Township, one in Newton Township, and one in Mifflin Township.