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CBJ reports eight new COVID-19 cases in Juneau Jan. 1-4

January 4, 2021 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting eight new residents identified with COVID-19 in Juneau for the time period January 1 to January 4. Public Health is attributing one case to secondary transmission, one to out-of-state travel, and the rest are under investigation.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 965 residents test positive for COVID-19 since March and 120 nonresidents. There are 28 active cases in Juneau and 1,052 individuals have recovered. All individuals with active cases of COVID-19 are in isolation. There are currently two people with COVID-19 hospitalized at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services today reports 232 new people identified with COVID-19 – 227 are residents and five are nonresidents. The state is also reporting three deaths – a female Soldotna resident in her 80s, a male resident of the Yukon-Kuskokwim area in his 80s, and a female resident of the Yukon-Kuskokwim area in her 80s – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 217.

Alaska has had 46,812 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 1,551 nonresidents.

For more details on COVID-19 in Juneau, watch tomorrow’s COVID-19 Community Update, January 5 at 4 p.m. Join on Zoom https://juneau.zoom.us/j/98563085159, or call 1-346-248-7799 or 1-669-900-6833 or 1-253-215-8782 with webinar ID 985 6308 5159. Questions from the media will be answered live. Questions from the public can be emailed to CovidQuestions@juneau.org.