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CBJ reports five new COVID-19 cases in Juneau April 10-12

April 12, 2021 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting five new residents identified with COVID-19 in Juneau for April 10-12. Public Health is attributing three cases to secondary transmission, one to community spread, and one is under investigation.

Two of the secondary cases is connected to a small daycare, bringing that cluster total to eight cases, all active. One of the other cases is an individual at Mendenhall River Community School. Exposure was limited to one classroom and instruction for that class has been moved to distance delivery. Close contacts have been notified and are quarantining. Other classes and school programs at MRCS are operating normally. For more COVID-19 information related to the school district, go to juneauschools.org.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,233 residents test positive for COVID-19 and 152 nonresidents. There are 30 active cases in Juneau and 1,350 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 365 new people identified with COVID-19 over the past three days – 354 are residents and 11 are nonresidents. The state also reports a recent death – a male Eagle River resident in his 80s – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 310. Alaska has had 62,547 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 2,633 nonresidents.