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505 COVID-19 cases reported over the past 3 days

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Published: Apr. 5, 2021 at 5:42 PM AKDT
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The state reported 505 COVID-19 cases and no new deaths over the past three days, 488 of which are among Alaska residents. A majority of the cases were in Anchorage.

They were identified in these communities:

  • Anchorage: 176
  • Wasilla: 99
  • Palmer: 41
  • Fairbanks: 30
  • Valdez: 21
  • Eagle River: 16
  • North Pole: 13
  • Soldotna: 13
  • Chugiak: 11
  • Girdwood: 7
  • Juneau: 7
  • Kenai: 6
  • Bethel Census Area: 5
  • Houston: 5
  • Seward: 5
  • Ketchikan: 4
  • Willow: 4
  • Delta Junction: 3
  • Kodiak: 3
  • Bethel: 2
  • Copper River Census Area: 2
  • Kusilvak Census Area: 2
  • Petersburg: 2
  • Wrangell: 2
  • Anchor Point: 1
  • Bristol Bay plus Lake and Peninsula: 1
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough South: 1
  • Kotzebue: 1
  • Matanuska-Susitna Borough: 1
  • Meadow Lakes: 1
  • Nikiski: 1
  • Nome Census Area: 1
  • Sterling: 1

Seventeen new nonresident cases were also identified, spread between Anchorage, Juneau, Kodiak and unknown locations in the state.

A total of 1,936,287 tests for COVID-19 have been conducted since the pandemic began in the state. Nearly 33% of the entire Alaska population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to state data, and more than 24% of all Alaskans are fully vaccinated. More than 72% of Alaska seniors age 65 and older have gotten at least one dose, and more than 65% of seniors are now fully vaccinated.

No new deaths reported over the past three days keeps the total Alaska resident deaths tied to COVID-19 at 309, along with four non residents.

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