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35 new COVID-19 cases & one death reported for Juneau

September 24, 2021 – News

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) reports 35 new individuals in the Juneau community – 33 residents and two nonresidents – identified with COVID-19 for September 24. There are currently 11 people with COVID-19 hospitalized at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

The Juneau School District reports three new individuals who’ve tested positive for COVID-19 and were infectious while in school:

  • One at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé (All classes operating on regular schedules)
  • One at Harborview Elementary (no classes quarantined as a result)
  • One at Sitʼ Eeti Shaanáx̱ – Glacier Valley School (one class quarantined as a result)

COVID-19 cases related to schools are posted on juneauschools.org (click on the green “COVID-19 Cases” block).

Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reports 1,793 new people identified with COVID-19 – 1,735 are residents and 58 are nonresidents. The state also reports 44 deaths that occurred from April to September – 41 resident deaths and three nonresident deaths – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 514 and nonresident deaths to 18. Alaska has had 103,113 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 4,566 nonresidents.

Correction: A previous version of this post inaccurately reported an additional death – a male Juneau resident in his 60s. CBJ had already reported this death on August 11. CBJ regrets the error and any confusion it may have caused.