While state reports additional coronavirus recoveries and 246 total cases, Interior sees second death

State of Alaska DHSS shows coronavirus case numbers increased, but recoveries have, too. April...
State of Alaska DHSS shows coronavirus case numbers increased, but recoveries have, too. April 10, 2020. (KTUU)
Published: Apr. 10, 2020 at 12:59 PM AKDT
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In its daily release of coronavirus case numbers, the State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reported a rise in cases by 11, along with one more person being hospitalized.

Fifty-five people have recovered from the virus, according to DHSS data.

While the state death toll remains at seven - per DHSS records, which are updated to reflect the previous 24 hours - Foundation Health Partners reported a 73-year-old woman died at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital on Friday morning, though it is unknown if the woman is from Fairbanks or somewhere else.

As of Thursday, 5,024 tests had gone through commercial evaluation and 2,408 had been evaluated through the Public Health Lab.

State officials on Wednesday

, suspending in-person schooling statewide for the remainder of the school year and pushing back the social distancing and intrastate travel limits to be effective through at least April 21.

Below is the current geographic distribution of cases through April 10.