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CBJ reports two new COVID-19 cases in Juneau

April 20, 2021 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting two new residents identified with COVID-19 in Juneau. Public Health is attributing one case to secondary transmission and one is under investigation. The cluster associated with the small daycare remains at 10 cases – four active and six recovered.

Both of today’s new cases are associated with Thunder Mountain High School. All classes at TMHS shifted to distance delivery on Monday and classes will continue that way for the rest of the week.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,262 residents test positive for COVID-19 and 155 nonresidents. There are 24 active cases in Juneau and 1,388 individuals have recovered. All individuals with active cases of COVID-19 are in isolation.

Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) reports 107 new people identified with COVID-19 – 100 are residents and seven are nonresidents. Alaska has had 63,778 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 2,701 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:

  • 18,315 people in Juneau have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. That’s 57.6 percent of Juneau’s total population.
  • 15,026 have completed their vaccine series. That’s 47.3 percent of Juneau’s total population.

Statewide, 296,631 people have received their first dose, according to DHSS, and 243,274 are fully vaccinated.