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CBJ reports eight new COVID-19 cases in Juneau April 3-5

April 5, 2021 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting eight new residents identified with COVID-19 in Juneau for April 3-5. Public Health is attributing four cases to community spread, two to secondary transmission, and two are under investigation.

Last Friday, April 2, CBJ reported one case – a nonresident from the seafood industry. The case is older and had not been previously reported.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,208 residents test positive for COVID-19 and 147 nonresidents. There are 18 active cases in Juneau and 1,332 individuals have recovered. All individuals with active cases of COVID-19 are in isolation.

Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) reports 505 new people identified with COVID-19 over the past three days – 488 are residents and 17 are nonresidents. Alaska has had 61,401 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 2,600 nonresidents.

Vaccine information

According to DHSS, as well as data reported from the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 14,929 people in Juneau have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 10,136 are fully vaccinated.

Statewide, 245,417 people have received their first dose, according to DHSS, and 181,376 are fully vaccinated.