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CBJ reports seven new COVID-19 cases in Juneau

January 8, 2021 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting seven new residents identified with COVID-19 in Juneau. Public Health is attributing one case to community spread, one to secondary transmission, and the rest are under investigation.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 974 residents test positive for COVID-19 since March and 125 nonresidents. There are 17 active cases in Juneau and 1,077 individuals have recovered. All individuals with active cases of COVID-19 are in isolation. There are currently two people with COVID-19 hospitalized at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services today reports 411 new people identified with COVID-19 – 403 are residents and eight are nonresidents. Alaska has had 48,063 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 1,576 nonresidents.