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CBJ reports 36 new COVID-19 cases in Juneau August 7 – August 9

August 9, 2021 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center reports 36 new individuals – 35 residents and one nonresident – identified with COVID-19 in Juneau for August 7 through August 9. Of the resident cases, Public Health attributes five to secondary transmission, three to community spread, one to out-of-state travel, and 26 are under investigation.

Three of today’s resident cases are part of a cluster associated with an out-of-town youth sports event. The cluster is at 10 active cases. All individuals in the cluster are isolating and close contacts are quarantining.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,659 residents test positive for COVID-19 and 207 nonresidents. There are 76 active cases and 1,699 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 863 new people identified with COVID-19 in the past three days – 826 are residents and 37 are nonresidents. The state reports one death – a male Anchorage resident in his 30s – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 391. Alaska has had 75,056 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 3,385 nonresidents.