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CBJ reports seven new COVID-19 cases

December 24, 2020 – News

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.