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CBJ reports two new COVID-19 cases in Juneau

October 6, 2020 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting two new Juneau residents with COVID-19. Public Health is attributing one of the cases to secondary transmission and one to out-of-state travel.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 309 residents test positive for COVID-19 since March and 101 nonresidents. Combined, there are 26 active cases in Juneau and 382 individuals have recovered. All individuals with active cases of COVID-19 are in isolation. There are currently three people with COVID-19 hospitalized at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reports 143 new people with COVID-19 – 137 are residents and six are nonresidents. Alaska has had 8,752 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 980 nonresidents.

For more information on the status of COVID-19 in Juneau, EOC Incident Commander Mila Cosgrove and City Manager Rorie Watt will present a weekly update today, October 6, at 4 p.m. Watch the COVID-19 Community Update every Tuesday by joining the Zoom webinar https://juneau.zoom.us/j/98563085159, or calling 1-346-248-7799 or 1-669-900-6833 or 1-253-215-8782, webinar ID 985 6308 5159. If you have a question about COVID-19 in Juneau, email CovidQuestions@juneau.org.