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CBJ reports nine new COVID-19 cases in Juneau

April 15, 2021 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting nine new individuals identified with COVID-19 in Juneau – eight are residents and one is a nonresident. Of the resident cases, Public Health is attributing one case to community spread and seven are under investigation.

The cluster associated with the small daycare remains at 10 cases – nine active and one recovered.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,246 residents test positive for COVID-19 and 155 nonresidents. There are 26 active cases in Juneau and 1,370 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 194 new people identified with COVID-19 – 185 are residents and nine are nonresidents. The state also reports 20 additional deaths following death certificate review – one death took place in December, 10 in February, and nine in March – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 329 and nonresident deaths to five. Alaska has had 63,061 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 2,669 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:

  • 17,418 people in Juneau have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. That’s 54.8 percent of Juneau’s total population.
  • 14,369 have completed their vaccine series. That’s 45.2 percent of Juneau’s total population.

Statewide, 274,524 people have received their first dose, according to DHSS, and 225,226 are fully vaccinated.