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CBJ reports two new COVID-19 cases in Juneau

April 28, 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 out-of-state travel and one is under investigation. The cluster associated with Thunder Mountain High School remains at eight cases; five have recovered.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,276 residents test positive for COVID-19 and 156 nonresidents. There are 13 active cases in Juneau and 1,414 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 (DHSS) reports 183 new people identified with COVID-19 – 181 are residents and two are nonresidents. Alaska has had 65,100 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 2,734 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:

  • 18,797 people in Juneau have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. That’s 59.2 percent of Juneau’s total population.
  • 16,175 have completed their vaccine series. That’s 50.9 percent of Juneau’s total population.

Statewide, 307,274 people have received their first dose, according to DHSS, and 259,448 are fully vaccinated.