DHSS reports 56 new COVID-19 cases among Alaska residents
UPDATE: DHSS today announced 59 new people with COVID-19 in Alaska. 56 are residents in 15 communities: Anchorage (36), Eagle River (2), Fairbanks (2), Kotzebue (2), NW Arctic Borough (2), Sitka (2), Wasilla (2) and one each in Bristol Bay and Lake & Peninsula boroughs, Delta Junction, Homer, Juneau, Ketchikan, Soldotna, Willow and Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area.
Three new nonresidents were also identified in:
- Municipality of Anchorage: 1 visitor and 1 other industry in Anchorage
- City and Borough of Juneau: 1 tourism in Juneau
One duplicate resident case was removed bringing the total number of Alaska resident cases to 3,449 and the total number of nonresident cases to 734.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Department of Health and Social Services is reporting no new COVID-19 deaths and 56 new cases of COVID-19 in Alaska residents. The new cases bring the COVID-19 total among Alaska residents to 3,449 and 734 total nonresident cases.
Currently, there are 1,017 total recovered cases and 2,407 active cases.
New cases were found in:
- Municipality of Anchorage: 38 residents
- Ketchikan Gateway Borough: 1 resident
- Fairbanks North Star Borough: 2 residents
- Juneau City and Borough: 1 resident
- Kenai Peninsula Borough: 2 residents
- Matanuska-Susitna Borough: 3 residents
- Southeast Fairbanks Census Area: 1 resident
- Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area: 1 resident
- Sitka City and Borough: 2 residents
- Northwest Arctic Borough: 4 residents
Since March there have been 25 total deaths due to COVID-19.
So far there have been 257,279 COVID-19 tests done in the state.
For more information on COVID-19 visit the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Coronavirus Response Data Hub by clicking HERE.
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