Two new cases of COVID-19 across the state

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services announced two new cases of COVID-19 in two Alaska communities, Palmer and Chugiak.

    This brings the total case count in Alaska to 321.

    The case numbers remained the same in Southeast with 44 cases. Juneau continued to have 24 cases. Ketchikan had 15, Petersburg three and Craig two cases.

    Of the new cases, one is male and one is female. One is aged 30-39 and one is aged 60-69. There have been a total of 36 hospitalizations and nine deaths with no new hospitalizations or deaths reported Sunday.

    Recovered cases now total 161, including eight new recovered cases recorded Sunday.

    DHSS said 161 people have recovered, 46 people are hospitalized, and nine people have died from the virus.



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