Beaver County Commissioner Jack Manning is being tested for COVID-19 after exhibiting symptoms consistent with the disease.
Commissioners issued the following statement at 12:30 p.m. today:
Beaver County Commissioner Jack Manning is being tested for COVID-19 after exhibiting symptoms associated with the virus this weekend. All CDC guidelines and (Johns Hopkins) protocols for contact-tracing are being adhered to in the courthouse, and a handful of employees are self-isolating until the results of Commissioner Manning’s test are available.
Given the nature of his position, the Commissioner felt the public should be informed, however, this will be the only statement given out of respect for his privacy and that of his family.
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