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CBJ reports one new COVID-19 case in Juneau

May 4, 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.

Public Health says six of the cases reported yesterday and last Friday are connected to a private event. The six cases are being reported as a new cluster.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,292 residents test positive for COVID-19 and 158 nonresidents. There are 21 active cases in Juneau and 1,424 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 (DHSS) reports 102 new people identified with COVID-19 – 94 are residents and eight are nonresidents. Alaska has had 65,762 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 2,756 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:

  • 19,091 people in Juneau have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. That’s 60.1 percent of Juneau’s total population.
  • 17,809 have completed their vaccine series. That’s 56.1 percent of Juneau’s total population.

Statewide, 313,859 people have received their first dose, according to DHSS, and 271,738 are fully vaccinated.