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CBJ reports 15 new COVID-19 cases in Juneau for Aug. 13

August 13, 2021 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center reports 15 new residents identified with COVID-19 in Juneau for August 13. Public Health attributes three to secondary transmission, two to community spread, and 10 are under investigation. The cluster associated with an out-of-town youth sports event is now at 20 cases – nine are active, 11 are recovered.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,732 residents test positive for COVID-19 and 215 nonresidents. There are 108 active cases and 1,833 individuals have recovered. All individuals with active cases of COVID-19 are in isolation. There are currently six people with COVID-19 hospitalized at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Due to the volume of positive cases in Juneau, if you’ve received a positive COVID-19 test result and haven’t heard from Public Health, please contact Public Health at 465-3353.

Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reports 338 new people identified with COVID-19 – 313 are residents and 25 are nonresidents. Alaska has had 76,343 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 3,480 nonresidents.