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9 deaths, 476 COVID-19 cases reported Friday

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Published: Jan. 1, 2021 at 11:50 AM AKST
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The Department of Health and Social Services announced nine deaths and 476 new COVID-19 cases in the state on Friday.

The new deaths bring the total death count related to COVID-19 to 214 deaths. The nine new resident deaths were reported as being four Anchorage residents, one Kenai resident, two Wasilla residents, one Utqiaġvik resident and one Ketchikan resident who died out of state.

DHSS says the total number of Alaska resident cases is now 45,974 and the total number of nonresident cases to 1,538.

DHSS is reporting a total of 1,008 hospitalizations and five new hospitalizations.

Because the Alaska Coronavirus Response Hub wasn’t updated due to the New Year’s Day holiday, specific data reported in previous articles wasn’t obtainable.

Thirteen new nonresident cases were identified.

The 463 resident cases were found in:

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