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CBJ reports one new COVID-19 case

May 18, 2021 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting one new resident identified with COVID-19 in Juneau. How the individual acquired the virus is under investigation. The small party cluster remains at nine cases, now with six recovered.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,324 residents test positive for COVID-19 and 160 nonresidents. There are seven active cases in Juneau and 1,472 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 reports 56 new people identified with COVID-19 – 52 are residents and four are nonresidents. The state also reports four deaths – a male Wasilla resident in his 60s, a female Southeast Fairbanks resident in her 50s, a male Anchorage resident in his 70s, and a female Wasilla resident in her 60s – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 362. Alaska has had 66,867 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 2,790 nonresidents.