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15 new COVID-19 cases reported for Juneau

October 6, 2021 – News

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) reports 15 new Juneau residents identified with COVID-19 for October 6. Juneau has about 124 active cases, according to Juneau Public Health. There are currently two people with COVID-19 hospitalized at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

The Juneau School District reports two new individuals at Floyd Dryden Middle School who’ve tested positive for COVID-19 and were infectious while in school. No classes have been quarantined as a result. COVID-19 cases related to schools are posted on juneauschools.org (click on the green “COVID-19 Cases” block).

Statewide, DHSS reports 867 new people identified with COVID-19 – 857 are residents and 10 are nonresidents. The state also reports three recent deaths – two male Anchorage residents in their 70s, and a male Anchorage resident in his 60s – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 564. Alaska has had 114,708 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 4,951 nonresidents.