One new case in Ketchikan

    Ketchikan, Alaska (KINY) - The new case was a close contact of a previous positive case, health officials said Wednesday.

    The individual had sought testing at a local clinic after they had experienced symptoms.

    The person was directed to isolate and is being monitored by healthcare providers.

    A close contact investigation was conducted and those considered close contacts should receive a phone call from either Public Health or from the individual who tested positive.

    Anyone with concerns is asked to contact Public Health at (907) 225-4350.

    There are no patients hospitalized in Ketchikan with COVID-19.  There are currently 19 active cases.




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