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CBJ reports two new COVID-19 cases in Juneau

February 19, 2021 –

The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting two new residents identified with COVID-19 in Juneau. Public Health is attributing both cases to community spread.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 1,126 residents test positive for COVID-19 since March and 140 nonresidents. Due to data verification procedures, Public Health removed one older resident case that was a duplicate. There are 22 active cases in Juneau and 1,239 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 210 new people identified with COVID-19 – 185 are residents and 25 are nonresidents. Alaska has had 55,198 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 2,207 nonresidents.

Vaccine information

According to DHSS, 7,314 people in the Juneau region have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine – either Pfizer or Moderna – and 4,660 have completed both doses. Statewide, 137,124 people have received their first dose and 81,172 have completed both doses.