CBJ reports seven new COVID-19 cases
The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting seven new residents with COVID-19. Public Health is attributing one of the cases to out-of-state travel. The rest are under investigation.
Cumulatively, Juneau has had 930 residents test positive for COVID-19 since March and 117 nonresidents. There are 49 active cases in Juneau and 993 individuals have recovered. All individuals with active cases of COVID-19 are in isolation. There is currently one individual with COVID-19 hospitalized at Bartlett Regional Hospital.
Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services today reports 279 new people with COVID-19 – 270 are residents and nine are nonresidents. The state also reports two recent deaths today – a male Anchorage resident in his 70s and a male Sterling resident in his 80s – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 198.
Alaska has had 43,629 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 1,475 nonresidents.
CBJ will not be issuing a case count update tomorrow, December 25. The next update will come out on Monday, December 28.
For detailed information on COVID-19 in Juneau, read the City and Borough of Juneau’s Emergency Operations Center updates here.