Two more confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported by the Pike County General Health District on Wednesday, June 24, as well as the county's first hospitalization for the illness. Another case was reported on Thursday as well as a second hospitalization. On Saturday, June 27, the health district reported that another of the county's cases has been hospitalized, bringing the total of hospitalizations to three.
This brings the total number of reported COVID-19 cases in Pike County to 20. Eleven of the cases are active cases. With the two confirmed cases reported on Wednesday and the one probable case on Thursday, this means the county's 11 active cases have all been reported since Wednesday, June 17. Fifteen of the cases are confirmed cases, and five of the cases are probable cases.
The Pike County General Health District currently reports three hospitalizations for the disease. The cases include 11 females and nine males, ranging in age from 23 to 72 years old.
On Wednesday, through its Facebook page, the Pike County General Health District also reminded everyone that if they have been tested for COVID-19, they should quarantine themselves until receiving test results.
"Also, if someone you live with or are around enough to make you a contact is tested, you should quarantine until they have their results back," the health district stated.