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CBJ reports 29 new COVID-19 cases in Juneau July 20 & 21

July 21, 2021 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center reports 29 new residents identified with COVID-19 in Juneau for July 20 and July 21. Public Health attributes seven to community spread, 12 to secondary transmission, two to out-of-state travel, and eight are under investigation. The cluster associated with the American Cruise Line ship Constellation remains at 16 – 12 have recovered, and four active are isolating in Juneau.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,458 residents test positive for COVID-19 and 186 nonresidents. There are 67 active cases in Juneau and 1,572 individuals have recovered. All individuals with active cases of COVID-19 are in isolation.

Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reports 472 new people identified with COVID-19 in the past two days – 435 are residents and 37 are nonresidents. The state also reports one death – a female resident of Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area in her 70s – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 375. Alaska has had 70,328 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 3,046 nonresidents.