Spike in numbers; 40 new cases of COVID-19 reported by DHSS

Published: Jul. 8, 2020 at 1:02 PM AKDT
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The State of Alaska has announced 40 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Alaska.

No new deaths have been reported. To date 17 Alaskans have died with COVID-19 since March.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases to 1,226. Currently, there are 646 active cases and 563 recovered cases. There are 79 total hospitalizations.

In total 248 nonresident cases.

40 cases in 7 communities:

Anchorage Municipality (19)

Fairbanks North Star Borough (5)

Kenai Peninsula Borough (9)

Matanuska-Susitna Borough (3)

Northwest Arctic Borough (1)

Valdez-Cordova Census Area (1)

Aleutiana West Cencus Area (1)

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