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CBJ reports seven new COVID-19 cases in Juneau

November 20, 2020 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting seven new residents with COVID-19 in Juneau. Public Health is attributing two of the cases to community spread and the rest are under investigation.

The University of Alaska Southeast cluster is currently at eight cases – six are active and two have recovered. One of the students with an active case is no longer in Juneau.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 703 residents test positive for COVID-19 since March and 110 nonresidents. There are 71 active cases in Juneau and 738 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 today reports 462 new people with COVID-19 – 459 are residents and three are nonresidents. Alaska has had 25,369 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 1,175 nonresidents.