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CBJ reports 29 new COVID-19 cases in Juneau July 22 & 23

July 23, 2021 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center reports 29 new individuals – 28 residents and one nonresident – identified with COVID-19 in Juneau for July 22 and July 23. Of the resident cases, Public Health attributes nine to community spread, 13 to secondary transmission, one to out-of-state travel, and five are under investigation. The nonresident case is a visitor. The cluster associated with the American Cruise Line ship Constellation remains at 16 – 13 have recovered, and the three active are isolating in Juneau.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,486 residents test positive for COVID-19 and 187 nonresidents. There are 86 active cases in Juneau and 1,582 individuals have recovered. All individuals with active cases of COVID-19 are in isolation.

Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reports 447 new people identified with COVID-19 in the past two days – 427 are residents and 20 are nonresidents. The state also reports two deaths – a male resident of Petersburg in his 70s and a male resident of Anchorage in his 60s – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 377. Alaska has had 70,751 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 3,067 nonresidents.