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CBJ reports 22 new COVID-19 cases in Juneau

November 3, 2020 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting 22 new residents with COVID-19 in Juneau. Ten of those cases were reported Monday and today; the rest came in over the weekend. Yesterday, CBJ reported 12 new cases that also came in over the weekend.

Three recent cases are connected to the cluster associated with Juneau’s vulnerable/unsheltered population, bringing that cluster total to 91 – 10 cases are active, 81 have recovered. Ten recent cases are associated with Mendenhall Auto Center, bringing that cluster total to 25. The cluster includes employees and close contacts of employees, like family members.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 552 residents test positive for COVID-19 since March and 105 nonresidents. There are 109 active cases in Juneau and 545 individuals have recovered. All individuals with active cases of COVID-19 are in isolation. There are currently three people with COVID-19 hospitalized at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services today reports 382 new people with COVID-19 – 380 are residents and two are nonresidents. Alaska has had 16,360 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 1,088 nonresidents.

For more information on COVID-19 in Juneau, tune into today’s COVID-19 Community Update at 4 p.m. by joining the Zoom webinar https://juneau.zoom.us/j/98563085159, or calling 1-346-248-7799 or 1-669-900-6833 or 1-253-215-8782, webinar ID 985 6308 5159. CBJ staff will take questions from the media during the update. Questions from the public can be emailed to CovidQuestions@juneau.org.