Alaska COVID-19 cases now at 341

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The state has added just two cases this weekend. There is a new case confirmed in Sitka.

    The Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium announced that the patient is a resident at the consortium’s 15-bed long-term care center.

    SEARHC said all of the residents at the facility have been tested.

    174 people have been tested in Sitka since the outbreak began.

    The state also reported 217 people have recovered, 36 people have been hospitalized and nine people have died from the virus.

    The report added that the state has 889 inpatient beds available, 104 beds in intensive care units, and 318 ventilators on hand.

    87 of the state's cases are travel-related and 226 are considered local.

    Anchorage continued to have the most cases with 168.  The Kenai Peninsula had 19, Fairbanks 63, North Pole 16, Wasilla 11, Palmer nine, Juneau 27, Ketchikan 16, Petersburg three, Craig two, and Bethel one case.

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