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CBJ reports three new COVID-19 cases in Juneau

May 7, 2021 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting three new residents identified with COVID-19 in Juneau. Public Health attributes two cases to community spread and one to secondary transmission. The cluster associated with the private event is still at six active cases.

Two of today’s cases are individuals within the Juneau School District – one individual at Thunder Mountain High School and another at Mendenhall River Community School. One classroom at Mendenhall River Community School will move to distance delivery. All other school schedules there and at TMHS are on normal operations. Contact tracing is ongoing.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,303 residents test positive for COVID-19 and 158 nonresidents. There are 24 active cases in Juneau and 1,432 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 116 new people identified with COVID-19 – 114 residents and two nonresidents. Alaska has had 66,120 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 2,760 nonresidents.