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CBJ reports one new COVID-19 case in Juneau

April 23, 2021 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting one new resident identified with COVID-19 in Juneau. Public Health is attributing the case to out-of-state travel.

The Thunder Mountain High School cluster is still at seven active cases. All 10 cases associated with the small daycare are considered recovered.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,269 residents test positive for COVID-19 and 156 nonresidents. There are 24 active cases in Juneau and 1,396 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 143 new people identified with COVID-19 – 139 are residents and four are nonresidents. Alaska has had 64,347 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 2,712 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:

  • 18,467 people in Juneau have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. That’s 58.2 percent of Juneau’s total population.
  • 15,570 have completed their vaccine series. That’s 49 percent of Juneau’s total population.

Statewide, 302,290 people have received their first dose, according to DHSS, and 251,843 are fully vaccinated.