Spike in number of COVID-19 cases; one new death
The State of Alaska has announced 48 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Alaska among residents. An additional seven new reported cases are from non-residents. This is a new daily high total.
One new death was reported on the state's COVID-19 Data Hub. 16 Alaskans have died with COVID-19 since March.
This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases to 1,111. Currently, there are 551 active cases and 544 recovered cases. There are 72 total hospitalizations.
48 are residents in 10 communities:
Bethel Census Area (1)
Bristol Bay/Lake & Peninsula boroughs combined (1)
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area (1)
Seven new nonresident cases were also identified:
Fairbanks North Star Borough: 2 unknown industry
Valdez-Cordova Census Area: 2 seafood industry
Municipality of Anchorage: 1 seafood industry and 1 unknown industry
Juneau City and Borough: 1 unknown industry
The total number of nonresident cases is now 230.
Of the 48 Alaska cases, 17 are male and 31 are female. Five are under the age of 10; four are aged 10-19; 11 are aged 20-29; nine are aged 30-39; seven are aged 40-49; six are aged 50-59; four are aged 60-69 and two are aged 70-79.
Recovered cases now total 544, with five new recovered cases recorded yesterday. A total of 122,732 tests have been conducted. The average percentage of daily positive tests for the previous three days is 1.39%.
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