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DHSS reports 654 new cases of COVID-19

642 residents and 12 nonresidents
Assessor Sallie Robinson says the Assessor's Office will remain closed until November 30th.
Assessor Sallie Robinson says the Assessor's Office will remain closed until November 30th.(WSAZ)
Published: Nov. 15, 2020 at 1:17 PM AKST
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The Department of Health and Social Services is reporting 654 new COVID-19 cases in residents and nonresidents.

There are now 22,662 total cases with 6,515 recovered cases.

Since COVID-19 cases were reported in Alaska, at least 539 people have been hospitalized with COVID-19.

Resident cases were reported in these communities:

  • Municipality of Anchorage: 377
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough: 58
  • Kodiak Island Borough: 12
  • Valdez-Cordova Census Area: 3
  • Fairbanks North Star Borough: 71
  • Southeast Fairbanks Census Area: 5
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area: 3
  • Matanuska-Susitna Borough: 42
  • Nome Census Area: 3
  • North Slope Borough: 4
  • Northwest Arctic Borough: 2
  • Juneau: 15
  • Ketchikan Gateway Borough: 5
  • Prince of Wales Hyder Census Area: 2
  • Sitka: 13
  • Wrangell City and Borough: 1
  • Aleutians East Borough: 1
  • Bethel Census Area: 17
  • Bristol Bay plus Lake and Peninsula: 4
  • Kusilvak Census Area: 1
  • Dillingham Census Area: 1
  • Unknown: 2

Since the pandemic started there have been 98 deaths in the state.

For COVID-19 drive-thru testing locations click HERE.

Editor’s Note: This story is based on initial data from the DHSS COVID-19 dashboard. Check back for updates.

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