40 new COVID-19 cases reported for Juneau
The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) reports 40 new individuals in the Juneau community – 38 residents and two nonresidents – identified with COVID-19 for October 1. There are currently seven people with COVID-19 hospitalized at Bartlett Regional Hospital.
The Juneau School District reports 12 new individuals who’ve tested positive for COVID-19 and were infectious while in school:
- Two at Thunder Mountain High School – one reported late afternoon 9/30 and one reported today (no classes quarantined as a result)
- Two at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé – one reported late afternoon 9/30 and one reported today (no classes quarantined as a result)
- One at Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School – reported late afternoon 9/30 (no classes quarantined as a result)
- Four at Harborview Elementary – three reported late afternoon 9/30 (3 classes quarantined as a result) and one reported today (case still under investigation)
- Two at Mendenhall River Community School (two classes quarantined as a result)
- One at Sayéik: Gastineau Elementary (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 1,044 new people identified with COVID-19 – 1,011 are residents and 33 are nonresidents. The state also reports one recent death – a male Anchorage resident in his 50s – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 557. Alaska has had 110,850 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 4,853 nonresidents.