Coronavirus cases continue to climb in Pike County

Milford. Covid Act Now says the virus is “not contained” in Pike County, although it is at “low levels.”

28 Oct 2020 | 01:29

There have been 60 new cases of coronavirus in Pike County since Sept. 17, and 32 new cases since Oct. 2.

The Delaware Valley schools have seen six total cases among students since they returned to campus.

Pike County has seen 621 cases of coronavirus and 26 deaths since the start of the pandemic. There was one COVID-19 death on Oct. 6, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Covid Act Now (covidactnow.org) says Covid is “not contained” in Pike County, although it is at “low levels.”

The rate of new coronavirus cases continues to climb in neighboring Sussex County, N.J., according to data from its county health department. Since the September opening of in-person school and of indoor dining at 25 percent capacity in New Jersey, the county has seen its first spikes exceeding 25 cases in a day since the height of the pandemic in April. The recent rise in cases has not spread to the vulnerable population at Andover Subacute I and II, a long-term care facility that in April saw 78 deaths among its residents and one of its staff members.