Sitka, Alaska (KINY) - Sitka Unified Command received information from public health officials on two positive test results for COVID-19 in Sitka on Friday, June 19.
Sitka’s positive test count is now at 14, with 12 resident cases and 2 nonresident cases. The State of Alaska is reporting 722 cumulative cases statewide.
The first confirmed case is a male resident, age 40-49, who was symptomatic and received COVID-19 testing on June 16.
The second confirmed case is a female resident, age 40-49, who was symptomatic and received COVID-19 testing on June 16.
Public health officials have initiated contact investigations and will notify and isolate additional persons that may have been in contact with these individuals as appropriate.