DHSS report 69 new COVID-19 cases among residents and one nonresident
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - UPDATE: DHSS today announced 70 new people with COVID-19 in Alaska. 69 are residents in 17 communities: Anchorage (36), Kenai (4), Wasilla (4), Chugiak (3), Eagle River (3), Juneau (3), Palmer (3), Northwest Arctic Borough (2), Valdez (2), Willow (2), and one each in Bethel Census Area, Fairbanks, Kenai Peninsula Borough North, Sitka, Sterling, Valdez-Cordova Census Area and Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area.
One new nonresident was also identified in:
- Location under investigation: 1 purpose under investigation
Department of Health and Social Services reported 69 new cases of COVID-19 in Alaska residents. The new cases bring the COVID-19 total among Alaska residents to 3,775 and 764 total nonresident cases.
Currently, there are 1,332 total recovered cases for both residents and non-residents and 3,181 active cases.
Since March there have been 26 total deaths due to COVID-19.
So far there have been 280,343 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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