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CBJ reports 24 new COVID-19 cases in Juneau for August 10

August 10, 2021 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center reports 24 new individuals – 22 residents and two nonresidents – identified with COVID-19 in Juneau for August 10. Of the resident cases, Public Health attributes eight to secondary transmission, three to community spread, and 11 are under investigation. One of the new resident cases is currently isolating outside of Juneau. The nonresident cases are under investigation.

Two of today’s resident cases are part of the cluster associated with an out-of-town youth sports event. The cluster is now at 12 active cases. All individuals in the cluster are isolating and close contacts are quarantining.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,681 residents test positive for COVID-19 and 209 nonresidents. There are 93 active cases and 1,792 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 reports 258 new people identified with COVID-19 – 237 are residents and 21 are nonresidents. The state reports one death – a male Tok resident in his 70s – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 392. Alaska has had 75,295 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 3,406 nonresidents.