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One new death and 147 new resident cases of COVID-19 reported by DHSS

DHSS reports 147 new COVID-19 cases among residents and one new death
DHSS reports 147 new COVID-19 cases among residents and one new death(KTUU)
Published: Aug. 1, 2020 at 12:18 PM AKDT
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) -

UPDATE:

DHSS today announced 151 new people with COVID-19 in Alaska and one new death. 147 are residents in 15 communities: Anchorage (109), Wasilla (9), Palmer (8), Homer (6), Fairbanks (5) and one each in Bethel, Cordova, Eagle River, Kenai, Ketchikan, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Sitka, Soldotna, Sutton-Alpine and Willow. 

Four new nonresidents were also identified in:

  • Anchorage: 1 with purpose still under investigation 
  • Kodiak Island Borough: 1 seafood industry
  • Juneau City and Borough: 1 mining industry and 1 with purpose still under investigation

Original story:

Department of Health and Social Services is reporting 147 cases of COVID-19 in Alaska residents.

The death toll has now reached 24 total deaths due to COVID-19.

The new cases bring the COVID-19 total among Alaska residents to 3,136 and 691 nonresidents.

Currently, there are 930 total recovered cases and 2,182 active cases.

New cases were found in:

  • Municipality of Anchorage: 110 residents
  • Ketchikan Gateway Borough: 1 resident
  • Fairbanks North Star Borough: 5 residents
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough: 8 residents
  • Matanuska-Susitna Borough: 20 residents
  • Bethel Census Area: 1 resident
  • Sitka City and Borough: 1 resident
  • Valdez-Cordova Census Area: 1 resident
DHSS reports 147 new COVID-19 cases among residents and one new death
DHSS reports 147 new COVID-19 cases among residents and one new death(KTUU)

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