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CBJ reports six COVID-19 cases in Juneau

December 11, 2020 – News

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

The cluster associated with a small church in Juneau is still at 13 cases – four cases are active and nine have recovered.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 866 residents test positive for COVID-19 since March and 113 nonresidents. There are 62 active cases in Juneau and 912 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 621 new people with COVID-19 – 613 are residents and eight are nonresidents. The state is also reporting three additional deaths – a male Anchorage resident in his 70s, a male Wasilla resident in his 70s, and a male Fairbanks resident in his 80s – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 157.

Alaska has had 38,584 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 1,391 nonresidents.