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CBJ reports four new COVID-19 cases in Juneau

February 2, 2021 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting four new individuals identified with COVID-19 in Juneau – three are residents and one is a nonresident. Public Health is attributing all four cases to secondary transmission. The nonresident is in the mining sector. The Wildflower Court cluster remains at 10 cases – eight are active and two have recovered.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,083 residents test positive for COVID-19 since March and 138 nonresidents. There are 34 active cases in Juneau and 1,182 individuals have recovered. All individuals with active cases of COVID-19 are in isolation.

Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today reports 140 new people identified with COVID-19 – 111 are residents and 29 are nonresidents. The state also reports 17 deaths from death certificate reviews, which brings the total number of resident deaths to 277. Alaska has had 52,775 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 1,819 nonresidents.

Vaccine information

According to DHSS, 5,218 people in the Juneau region have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine – either Pfizer or Moderna – and 1,559 have completed both doses. Statewide, 96,858 people have received their first dose and 28,911 have completed both doses.