COVID-19 Image Credit: CDC

COVID-19 Image Credit: CDC

2 COVID-19 cases reported on central peninsula

The cases were reported via Facebook Saturday night in update of the borough’s coronavirus response.

Two more people on the Kenai Peninsula have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, according to a Saturday evening update from Kenai Peninsula Borough Emergency Manager Dan Nelson and Community and Fiscal Projects Manager Brenda Ahlberg.

Ahlberg and Nelson gave an update of the borough’s coronavirus response via Facebook live Saturday night, during which they announced that two positive cases of the COVID-19 disease were identified — one in Soldotna and one in Sterling. No other information on the two cases was immediately available.

The first positive case on the peninsula was reported in Seward by the state’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink at a press conference on March 18.

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