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CBJ reports three new cases of COVID-19 in Juneau

August 20, 2020 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting three new people with COVID-19 in Juneau – two residents and one nonresident. Public Health has initiated contact investigations. At this time, how the Juneau residents acquired the virus is under investigation. The nonresident with COVID-19 is in the mining sector.

Yesterday, CBJ reported four new resident cases. Public Health is now attributing three of them to secondary transmission and one remains under investigation.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 155 residents test positive for COVID-19 since March and 94 nonresidents. Combined, there are 52 active cases in Juneau and 196 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 reports 86 new people with COVID-19 – 84 are residents and two are nonresidents. Alaska has had 4,520 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 812 nonresidents.

For more details on COVID-19 in Juneau, go to CBJ’s COVID-19 dashboard.