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CBJ reports four new COVID-19 cases

March 24, 2021 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting four new residents identified with COVID-19. Public Health is attributing three cases to secondary transmission and one to out-of-state travel. The travel case is of a Juneau resident who is outside of the state.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,188 residents test positive for COVID-19 and 145 nonresidents. There are 11 active cases in Juneau and 1,317 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 210 new people identified with COVID-19 – 207 are residents and three are nonresidents. Alaska has had 59,383 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 2,530 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, 14,392 people in the Juneau region have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 7,730 are fully vaccinated.

Statewide, 223,457 people have received their first dose, according to DHSS, and 152,472 are fully vaccinated.