Sitka, Alaska (KINY) - Sitka Unified Command received information from Public Health Officials on one positive test result for COVID-19 in Sitka on Saturday, Sept. 12.
Sitka’s positive test count is now at 42 resident cases, 17 non-resident cases, and 1 hospitalization. The State of Alaska is reporting 6,353 cumulative resident cases statewide.
The confirmed case is a male resident, age 10-19, who was symptomatic and received COVID-19 testing on Sept. 11. The patient is isolating.
Public Health officials have initiated a contact investigation and will notify and isolate additional persons that may have been in contact with this individual as appropriate.