DHSS reports one new death related to COVID-19 and 66 new cases among Alaska residents
32 total deaths in relation to COVID-19 since the pandemic started
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The Department of Health and Social Services is reporting one new death related to COVID-19 among Alaska residents. Since March, there have been 32 total deaths related to COVID-19.
DHSS is also reporting 66 new COVID-19 cases among Alaska residents. The new cases bring the COVID-19 total among Alaska residents to 4,741 and 817 total nonresident cases.
Currently, there are 1,745 total recovered cases or presumed recovered cases for both residents and non-residents and 3,781 active cases.
The new cases announced are in the following communities:
- Municipality of Anchorage: 30
- Fairbanks North Star Borough: 12
- Juneau City and Borough: 6
- Kenai Peninsula Borough: 3
- Matanuska-Susitna Borough: 12
- Bethel Census Area: 2
- North Slope Borough: 1
So far there have been 327,440 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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