UPDATE: DHSS reports 141 new cases of COVID-19 in Alaska; 75 are residents
Total case number sits at 1,949
On Monday DHSS announced a total 141 new cases of COVID-19 in Alaska. Seventy-five are residents in 13 communities.
Anchorage (49), Fairbanks (7), Wasilla (5), Chugiak (3), City of Kenai (2), Palmer (2), and one each in Homer, Juneau, Bristol Bay and Lake & Peninsula boroughs, Denali Borough, Kenai Peninsula Borough North, Seward and Sterling.
66 new nonresidents were also identified in:
- Aleutians West Census Area: 41 seafood industry in Unalaska
- Juneau City and Borough: 21 seafood industry in Juneau
- Municipality of Anchorage: 1 unknown industry in Anchorage
- Kenai Peninsula Borough: 1 seafood industry in Seward
- Valdez-Cordova Census Area: 1 seafood industry and 1 unknown industry in Valdez
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services has announced 75 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the state. This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases to 1,949. Currently, there are 1,219 active cases and 712 recovered cases. The total number of nonresident cases is currently at 466. The new case counts are out of the following areas of the state:
Anchorage Municipality (52)
Kenai Peninsula Borough (6)
Fairbanks North Star Borough (7)
Juneau City and Borough (1)
Matanuska-Susitna Borough (7)
Bristol Bay plus Lake and Peninsula (1)
Denali Borough (1)
In addition, there are 100 total hospitalizations. No new deaths have been reported. To date, 18 Alaskans have died with COVID-19 since March of 2020.
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