CBJ reports 5 new COVID-19 cases

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting five new residents identified with COVID-19 in Juneau.

    Public Health is attributing two cases to secondary transmission, one to out-of-state travel, and two are under investigation.

    There are 16 active cases in Juneau and 1,097 individuals have recovered.

    All individuals with active cases of COVID-19 are in isolation.

    There are currently two people with COVID-19 hospitalized at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

    Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today reports 305 new people identified with COVID-19 – 296 are residents and nine are nonresidents.

    The state also reports a recent death – a male Fairbanks resident in his 80s – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 228.

    According to DHSS, 2,180 people in the Juneau region have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine – either Pfizer or Moderna – and 598 have completed both doses.

    Statewide, 43,992 people have received their first dose and 10,954 have completed both doses.


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