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Juneau’s 14-day COVID-19 recap: June 21 – July 4

July 7, 2021 – News

Over the 14-day period from June 21 to July 4, there were 13 people in Juneau who tested positive for COVID-19 (that’s up from eight during the previous two weeks):

  • No cases were associated with a cluster.
  • Public Health attributed 46 percent of cases to secondary transmission, 31 percent to out-of-state travel, eight percent to community spread, and 15 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.
  • There is case positivity spread across various age groups, racial groups, and more cases in females than males (61.5 percent/38.5 percent).

Four variants of concern have been identified in Juneau (Alpha/B1.1.7, Beta/B.1.351, Gamma/P1, and Delta/B.1.617.2/AY.1). Variants appear to be contained but the public is reminded to follow appropriate precautions when traveling.

Vaccine update:

  • 67.3 percent of the total population of Juneau has received at least 1 dose of vaccine and 63.4 percent has completed the vaccine series.
  • 91 percent of the population in Juneau age 65+ has received at least one dose of vaccine and 88 percent has completed the vaccine series.

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