Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reported 5,497 new COVID-19 cases for Monday and Tuesday.
It also reported nine deaths and 136 hospitalizations.
The statewide alert is high, according to a release from the department.
Juneau has the highest vaccination rate at 78.5% The rate in northern Southeast Alaska is 73.2% and 65.7% in southern Southeast.
The lowest vaccination rate is in the Mat Su Borough at 41.1% The second lowest was the Kenai Peninsula at 48.4%
Four of the deaths were residents of Wasilla which is in the Mat-Su. There were four deaths in Anchorage and one in North Pole. The department's release does not say where the hospitalizations occurred.