COVID-19 10-11

    86 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Juneau over the weekend, by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, 83 were residents and 3 were non-residents. There are currently 3 people hospitalized with COVID at Bartlett Regional Hospital

    The Juneau School District reported new 8 people identified with COVID-19 in the schools, three at Juneau-Douglas High School, two at Mendenhall River Community School resulting in one class being quarantined and most of another class quarantined, one at Glacier Valley School resulting in most of one class quarantined, one at Auke Bay Elementary resulting in some of one class quarantined, and one at Riverbend Elementary resulting in one class quarantine extended.

    According to the School District, As more elementary students recover from COVID-19, they do not have to quarantine if they are identified as close contacts.

    Additionally, they say, in some classrooms, there is less mixing and it is easier to clearly identify close contacts

    Each time an elementary classroom has a reported positive case, not all of the students have to stay home, in line with Public Health guidance and applies to anyone who has had COVID-19 within 90 days

    Statewide 2,792 new cases were reported, 2,752 were residents and 40 were nonresidents.

    The State also reported 4 recent deaths, a Northwest Arctic Borough man in his 70s, an Anchorage man in his 50s
    an Anchorage woman in her 70s, and an Anchorage woman in her 60s.

    Alaska has had 574 total resident deaths as a result of the pandemic.


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