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CBJ reports 12 new COVID-19 cases & one death

August 11, 2021 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center reports 12 new individuals – 10 residents and 2 nonresidents – identified with COVID-19 for August 11. CBJ also reports one new death in Juneau. The individual – a male Juneau resident in his sixties – died at Bartlett Regional Hospital Friday evening, August 6, due to COVID-19. CBJ extends condolences to family members and friends of this individual.

Juneau has had six COVID-19 deaths total since the start of the pandemic, two of which occurred outside of Alaska. CBJ is reporting this new death based on hospital reporting ahead of it being posted on the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services dashboard.

Of the 10 new resident cases, Public Health attributes three to secondary transmission, one to community spread, and the rest are under investigation. The two nonresidents are visitors. One individual with a new case is currently isolating outside of Juneau. The cluster associated with an out-of-town youth sports event is now at 16 active cases.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,691 residents test positive for COVID-19 and 211 nonresidents. There are 90 active cases and 1,806 individuals have recovered. All individuals with active cases of COVID-19 are in isolation. There are currently four people with COVID-19 hospitalized at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reports 380 new people identified with COVID-19 – 360 are residents and 20 are nonresidents. Alaska has had 75,654 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 3,426 nonresidents.