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CBJ reports one new COVID-19 case in Juneau

April 16, 2021 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting one new resident identified with COVID-19 in Juneau. Public Health attributes the case to community spread. The cluster associated with the small daycare remains at 10 cases – eight active and two recovered.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,247 residents test positive for COVID-19 and 155 nonresidents. There are 19 active cases in Juneau and 1,378 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 189 new people identified with COVID-19 – 182 are residents and seven are nonresidents. Alaska has had 63,245 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 2,676 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:

  • 17,791 people in Juneau have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. That’s 56 percent of Juneau’s total population.
  • 14,623 have completed their vaccine series. That’s 46 percent of Juneau’s total population.

Statewide, 276,058 people have received their first dose, according to DHSS, and 227,569 are fully vaccinated.