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232 COVID-19 cases reported in Alaska on Thursday

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Published: Apr. 1, 2021 at 7:49 PM AKDT
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The state reported 232 new COVID-19 cases in Alaska on Thursday, with a majority reported in Anchorage.

Of the newly reported cases, 231 were confirmed in Alaska residents. They were identified in these communities:

  • Anchorage: 94
  • Wasilla: 34
  • Palmer: 21
  • Bethel Census Area: 15
  • Fairbanks: 10
  • Eagle River: 9
  • Chugiak: 7
  • Seward: 7
  • North Pole: 5
  • Delta Junction: 4
  • Valdez: 2
  • Kenai: 2
  • Soldotna: 2
  • Big Lake: 2
  • Willow: 2
  • Nome: 2
  • Southeast Fairbanks Census Area: 2
  • Anchor Point: 1
  • Kodiak: 1
  • Healy: 1
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area: 1
  • Matanuska-Susitna Borough: 1
  • Kotzebue: 1
  • Juneau: 1
  • Petersburg: 1
  • Unalaska: 1
  • Chevak: 1
  • Kusilvak Census Area: 1

One new nonresident case was identified in the state, but information on the person’s location and purpose for visiting was not immediately available.

At least 1,407 residents have been hospitalized with COVID-19 since the pandemic reached Alaska.

Currently, 34 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 and no others are hospitalized that are suspected of having the virus. Five of these patients are on a ventilator.

The state’s vaccine monitoring dashboard shows 239,518 people have received at least the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in the state; 168,838 people are fully vaccinated.

A total of 1,911,934 COVID-19 tests have been conducted in Alaska, although that number does not reflect the unique number of individuals who have been tested for COVID-19.

No additional deaths were reported in the state, leaving Alaska’s total death count at 309 residents and four nonresidents.

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