Juneau goes 20 days with no new COVID-19 cases

    A screenshot from the DHSS COVID-19 dashboard showing Southeast Alaska cases. Juneau's most recent case was reported on April 14.

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The City & Borough of Juneau, as of Monday, May 4, has gone 20 days without a new case of COVID-19.

    Those numbers are according to data from the state Department of Health & Social Services.

    Juneau's most recent case was confirmed on April 14. The CBJ Emergency Operations Center confirmed the date of the most recent case, sthough it was likely post-dated to April 22 after an investigation by health care experts.

    According to the DHSS COVID-19 dashboard, the total number of cases reported cumulatively in Juneau remains at 27, while Ketchikan has 16, Petersburg has four (including one reported death), Prince of Wales has two and Sitka has one.

    That totals 50 cumulative cases in Southeast.

    Petersburg added its most recent case on April 17, while Ketchikan's most recent case was on April 20, and Sitka added a case on April 25.

    The state total, as of May 4, was 370 cumulative cases, with two added in the Anchorage Municipality.

    Nine people have died from complications of COVID-19 statewide since the beginning of the pandemic.

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