Ketchikan, Alaska (KINY) - The Ketchikan Emergency Operations Center confirmed one new resident case on Monday, the first in over a week.
Positive test rates remain low at 0.15 percent. Nearly 17,000 tests have been administered in the community.
The new case was a resident who traveled back to Ketchikan on September 25. They tested positive at a traveler testing site upon their return.
The person was asymptomatic, was directed to isolate, and is now being monitored by health care professionals.
A contact tracing investigation is also underway.
The total case count in Ketchikan is now 69. This includes 57 residents. 56 cases have recovered.
The community risk level remains low.