101 new COVID-19 cases reported in Alaska by DHSS

Alaska has a total of 6,339 cases of COVID-19 to date for both residents and nonresidents.
Alaska has a total of 6,339 cases of COVID-19 to date for both residents and nonresidents.(KTUU)
Published: Sep. 3, 2020 at 12:51 PM AKDT
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The Department of Health and Social Services is reporting 101 new COVID-19 cases with 97 of those cases in Alaska residents.

DHSS also is reporting one new death of an Alaskan related to COVID-19. The new death brings the total number of deaths in Alaska to 40 since the pandemic began. The person who died was a male Anchorage resident in his 70s.

There are 3,336 active cases of COVID-19 in Alaska residents; 2,090 residents are listed as recovered or presumed recovered.

Here is a breakdown of the new Alaska resident COVID-19 cases:

  • Anchorage: 51
  • Eagle River: 2
  • Girdwood: 1
  • Kenai: 2
  • Kodiak: 2
  • Valdez: 1
  • Fairbanks: 17
  • North Pole: 4
  • Matanuska-Susitna Borough (Other): 1
  • Palmer: 2
  • Wasilla: 3
  • Nome Census Area: 3
  • Utqiagvik: 1
  • Kotzebue: 2
  • Northwest Arctic Borough (Other): 1
  • Juneau: 2
  • Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area: 1
  • Wrangell: 1

Five resident cases from July were added for the Fairbanks area. This adjustment brings the total number of Alaska resident cases to 5,466 and the total number of nonresident cases to 873. The new cases bring the statewide total of COVID-19 cases to 6,339 in residents and nonresidents. The state reports 377,936 total tests have been completed.

Of the 97 Alaska residents, 54 are male and 43 are female. Eight are under 10; six are aged 10-19; 36 are aged 20-29; 19 are aged 30-39; 10 are aged 40-49; seven are aged 50-59; eight are aged 60-69; and three are aged 80 and older.

For more information on COVID-19 visit the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services coronavirus data dashboard.

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