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95 new COVID-19 cases & one death reported for Juneau Sept. 18-20

September 20, 2021 – News

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reports 95 new residents in the Juneau community identified with COVID-19 for September 18-20. In addition, the City and Borough of Juneau reports one new death in Juneau due to COVID-19. The individual – a male Juneau resident in his 50s – died at Bartlett Regional Hospital Saturday, September 18. CBJ extends condolences to family members and friends of this individual.

The total number of deaths associated with Juneau is currently 10 – nine residents (two died out of state) and one nonresident (death occurred outside Juneau). CBJ is reporting the new death based on hospital reporting ahead of it being posted on the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services dashboard.

There are currently five people with COVID-19 hospitalized at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

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

  • One at Riverbend Elementary (one classroom quarantined)
  • One at Sitʼ Eeti Shaanáx̱ – Glacier Valley School (an additional classroom quarantined)

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 2,108 new people identified with COVID-19 in the past three days – 2,054 are residents and 54 are nonresidents. The state also reports five deaths – a female Anchorage resident in her 60s, a male Anchor Point resident in his 60s, a male Sitka resident in his 50s, a female Anchorage resident in her 60s, and a female Homer resident in her 60s – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 459. Alaska has had 98,061 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 4,410 nonresidents.