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Juneau’s 14-day COVID-19 recap: Feb. 22 – March 7

March 9, 2021 – News

Over the 14-day period from February 22 to March 7, there were 26 people in Juneau who tested positive for COVID-19 (that’s down from 38 during the previous two weeks):

  • 31 percent of the cases were associated with a cluster at a small Juneau business. That cluster had 11 total cases, with eight individuals recovered. There is also case activity passing through families.
  • Public Health attributed 69 percent of cases to secondary transmission, 19 percent to community spread, 7.5 percent to out-of-state travel, and 4.5 percent of the cases remain under investigation.
  • 100 percent of cases were contacted for contact tracing within 24 hours of a positive test being returned.
  • Disease spread was across age 69 and under age groups, most racial groups (the category of individuals who self-identify as white is highest with 18), and was more prevalent in males than females (65 percent/35 percent)

The disease continues to move across all disease acquisition types: community spread, secondary transmission, and travel. Residents are cautioned to strictly adhere to all health orders related to travel and to continue strict adherence to masking and social distancing when outside your immediate home.

Read the full Emergency Operations Center Report, which included this weekly recap, as well as other reports here.