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CBJ reports one new COVID-19 case in Juneau

February 26, 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 secondary transmission.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,145 residents test positive for COVID-19 since March and 142 nonresidents. There are 21 active cases in Juneau and 1,261 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 112 new people identified with COVID-19 – 102 are residents and 10 are nonresidents. Alaska has had 55,989 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 2,304 nonresidents.

Vaccine information

According to DHSS, 7,677 people in the Juneau region have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine – either Pfizer or Moderna – and 5,195 have completed both doses. Statewide, 151,602 people have received their first dose and 98,269 have completed both doses.