COVID-19 numbers rise slightly, 14 reported in Juneau

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The number of COVID-19 cases in Alaska edged slightly higher as of Monday afternoon.

    There are 191 total cases of COVID-19 in the state as of Monday. That's an increase of six over Sunday.

    Those six new cases of COVID-19 are in five Alaska communities – Anchorage (2) Eagle River (1), Fairbanks (1), Petersburg (1) and Soldotna (1).

    Of the new cases reported, four are male and two are female. One case is a child under age 10, two are adults 40-49; one is an adult 50-59; one is an adult aged 70-79, and one is an adult aged 80+.

    There are 14 cases in Juneau and 14 cases in Ketchikan. One new case is reported in Petersburg.

    A total of six deaths attributed to the virus statewide.

    A total of 584 tests were administered on Sunday, and 23 total hospitalizations have been reported.


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