Juneau, Nome each add 1 new case of COVID-19

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The state added two cases of COVID-19 on Friday bringing the total during the pandemic to 404.

    The new cases are in Juneau and Nome.

    The daily report showed 356 people have recovered, 44 have been hospitalized and 10 have died.

    The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services added that there are 38 active cases and 15 people are either in the hospital or considered a person under investigation for having the virus.

    The report said the state has 959 in-patient hospital beds available, and 312 ventilators available.

    Anchorage continued to have the most cases with 206 followed by the Fairbanks Northstar Borough with 85, the Kenai Peninsula at 26, and Ketchikan with 16 cases.

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