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CBJ reports three new COVID-19 cases in Juneau

December 16, 2020 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting three new residents with COVID-19 in Juneau. Public Health is attributing one of the cases to out-of-state travel and the other two are under investigation.

Yesterday, CBJ reported 10 new residents with COVID-19. One of those individuals was misidentified as living in Juneau and actually lives in another Alaska community. The case has been removed from CBJ’s numbers.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 890 residents test positive for COVID-19 since March and 115 nonresidents. There are 27 active cases in Juneau and 973 individuals have recovered. All individuals with active cases of COVID-19 are in isolation.

Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services today reports 616 new people with COVID-19 – 604 are residents and 12 are nonresidents. The state reports two deaths – a male Anchorage resident in his 60s and a male Chugiak resident in his 60s – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 180.

Alaska has had 41,041 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 1,432 nonresidents.