Two new cases of COVID-19 in state

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The number of new COVI-19 cases increased by just two Thursday as the state considers more ways to open up the economy.

    The report said the state now has 337 cases.  209 people have recovered and 36 remain hospitalized.  Another six patients in the hospital are under investigation for COVID-19.

    The Juneau area continued to have 27 cases.  Southeast Alaska remained at 48 cases.

    Anchorage continued to have the most cases with 166.  The Kenai Peninsula had 19 and Fairbanks 63 cases.

    The report said the state has used 29 ventilators and has 312 available.  It also reported that there are 847 inpatient hospital beds being used in the state with 919 beds available.

    The report said over 20 percent of the patients with COVID-19 are between the ages of 30-39.

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