Fourth case confirmed in Pike County

Published 7:23 pm Friday, March 27, 2020

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A fourth confirmed case of COVID-19 virus was reported in Pike County on Friday.

Herb Reeves, director of the Pike County EMA Office, said on Friday the office received notification of the third and fourth positive cases but said no further information was available at the time. “To my knowledge none of these individuals are hospitalized,” Reeves said.

The county’s first confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported on Wednesday, with official saying it was an individual not believed to be in the workforce or in a health care facility. The second confirmed case, a City of Troy employee, was reported Thursday.

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Mayor Jason Reeves said at that time the employee had limited contact with the public and was at home in self-quarantine.

In addition to those three cases, Troy University has shared that at least one student and one faculty member have tested positive for COVID-19.  The two individuals have not been on campus since spring break began on March 9, but the student did return to Troy on March 16-17. Both reside outside of Pike County.