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CBJ reports five new COVID-19 cases in Juneau

February 25, 2021 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting five new residents identified with COVID-19 in Juneau. Public Health is attributing two of the cases to community spread, two to secondary transmission, and one is under investigation.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,144 residents test positive for COVID-19 since March and 142 nonresidents. There are 22 active cases in Juneau and 1,259 individuals have recovered. All individuals with active cases of COVID-19 are in isolation. There is currently one person with COVID-19 hospitalized at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) reports 190 new people identified with COVID-19 – 149 are residents and 41 are nonresidents. Alaska has had 55,886 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 2,293 nonresidents.

Vaccine information

According to DHSS, 7,619 people in the Juneau region have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine – either Pfizer or Moderna – and 5,138 have completed both doses. Statewide, 149,992 people have received their first dose and 95,257 have completed both doses.