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CBJ reports 14 new COVID-19 cases in Juneau Jan. 23-25

January 25, 2021 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting 14 new individuals identified with COVID-19 in Juneau during January 23 – January 25. Thirteen of the new cases are residents and one is a nonresident. Of the resident cases, Public Health is attributing 10 cases to secondary transmission, two to out-of-state travel, and one is under investigation. The nonresident case is in the mining sector.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,044 residents test positive for COVID-19 since March and 135 nonresidents. These totals include four previously unreported resident cases and two previously unreported nonresident cases from a couple months ago. Public Health made these adjustments following a data verification process. There are 31 active cases in Juneau and 1,143 individuals have recovered. All individuals with active cases of COVID-19 are in isolation.

Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today reports 84 new people identified with COVID-19 – 83 are residents and one is a nonresident. Alaska has had 51,693 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 1,706 nonresidents.

Vaccine information

According to DHSS, 4,694 people in the Juneau region have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine – either Pfizer or Moderna – and 1,088 have completed both doses. Statewide, 80,300 people have received their first dose and 17,837 have completed both doses.

For more details on COVID-19 in Juneau, watch tomorrow’s COVID-19 Community Update, January 26 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. Questions from the media will be answered live. Questions from the public can be emailed to CovidQuestions@juneau.org.