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CBJ reports three new COVID-19 cases in Juneau

May 14, 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 the cases to secondary transmission. Three older cases – one resident and two nonresidents – that weren’t previously reported are also being added to our numbers. The cluster associated with the small party is still at eight cases with one recovered.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,321 residents test positive for COVID-19 and 160 nonresidents. There are 18 active cases in Juneau and 1,458 individuals have recovered. All individuals with active cases of COVID-19 are in isolation.

Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reports 109 new people identified with COVID-19 – 108 are residents and one is a nonresident. Alaska has had 66,683 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 2,781 nonresidents.

Vaccine information

According to DHSS, as well as data reported from the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs:

  • 19,103 people in Juneau have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. That’s 60.1 percent of Juneau’s total population.
  • 17,939 have completed their vaccine series. That’s 56.5 percent of Juneau’s total population.

Statewide, 312,250 people have received their first dose, according to DHSS, and 273,208 are fully vaccinated.