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CBJ reports 12 new COVID-19 cases in Juneau Feb. 13-16

February 16, 2021 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting 12 new individuals identified with COVID-19 in Juneau for the time period February 13 – 16. Eleven are residents and one is a nonresident. Of the resident cases, Public Health is attributing three to secondary transmission, one to community spread, one to out-of-state travel, and the rest of under investigation. The nonresident is in the mining sector.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,114 residents test positive for COVID-19 since March and 140 nonresidents. There are 17 active cases in Juneau and 1,232 individuals have recovered. All individuals with active cases of COVID-19 are in isolation. There is currently one person with COVID-19 hospitalized at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) reports 476 new people identified with COVID-19 over the time period February 13 – 16; 427 are residents and 49 are nonresidents. The state also reports six deaths bringing the total number of resident deaths to 285. Alaska has had 54,736 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 2,177 nonresidents.

Vaccine information

According to DHSS, 7,057 people in the Juneau region have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine – either Pfizer or Moderna – and 4,302 have completed both doses. Statewide, 128,304 people have received their first dose and 65,310 have completed both doses.

For more details on COVID-19 in Juneau, including information on the vaccine, watch today’s COVID-19 Community Update at 4 p.m. Join on Zoom  https://juneau.zoom.us/j/98563085159, or call 1-346-248-7799 or 1-669-900-6833 or 1-253-215-8782 with webinar ID 985 6308 5159, or watch on Facebook Live.