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CBJ is reporting seven new COVID-19 cases in Juneau

August 7, 2020 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting seven new Juneau residents with COVID-19. Public Health has initiated contact investigations, and will notify and quarantine additional individuals as appropriate. Public Health is attributing a few of the new cases to secondary transmission, which means the individual got COVID-19 from a known contact, and the rest are under investigation.

Please note, two cases previously identified as residents have been corrected to be nonresident cases. Cumulatively, Juneau has had 101 residents test positive for COVID-19 since March. Of those, 15 cases are active and 85 have recovered. The total number of nonresident cases in Juneau is 70. Of those, six are active and 64 have recovered. All individuals with active cases of COVID-19 are in isolation.

Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reports 67 new people with COVID-19 – 53 are residents and 14 are nonresidents. Alaska has had 3,536 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 752 nonresidents.