Four cases of COVID-19 confirmed in N-Neck

Megan Schiffres

by Megan Schiffres

SALUDA—Four people in the Northern Neck have been diagnosed with COVID-19, according to the Virginia Department of Health (VDH).

Three of the four cases are in Northumberland County, and the fourth is in Lancaster. All four cases are travel related, according to the VDH, and those infected with the virus have been isolated and are being monitored.

“It’s a travel-related infection so there’s no evidence of community spread which is what everyone in the community would be worried about,” said Three Rivers Health District population manager Lisa Laurier, of the first two cases in Northumberland and the first case in Lancaster. “If it’s community spread that means you don’t know how the person caught it…

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