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CBJ reports one new COVID-19 case in Juneau

March 18, 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 community spread.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,183 residents test positive for COVID-19 and 143 nonresidents. There are 16 active cases in Juneau and 1,305 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 157 new people identified with COVID-19 – 152 are residents and five are nonresidents. The state also reports three deaths – a female resident of the Bethel Census Area in her 80s, a male Anchorage resident in his 80s, and a male Fairbanks resident in his 80s – bringing the total number of residents to 306. Alaska has had 58,580 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 2,509 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, 11,899 people in the Juneau region have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 7,374 are fully vaccinated.

Statewide, 204,918 people have received their first dose, according to DHSS, and 141,464 are fully vaccinated.