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CBJ reports one new COVID-19 case in Juneau

March 12, 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. The cluster associated with the small Juneau business is at 11 individuals, with 10 recovered.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,169 residents test positive for COVID-19 and 143 nonresidents. There are 14 active cases in Juneau and 1,293 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 113 new people identified with COVID-19 – 112 are residents and one is a nonresident. The state also reports a recent death – a male Anchorage resident in his 80s – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 302. Alaska has had 57,784 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 2,481 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, 8,926 people in the Juneau region have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 7,117 are fully vaccinated.

Statewide, 187,069 people have received their first dose, according to DHSS, and 128,434 are fully vaccinated.