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Juneau’s 14-day COVID-19 recap: June 28 – July 11

July 13, 2021 – News

Over the 14-day period from June 28 to July 11, there were 19 people in Juneau who tested positive for COVID-19 (that’s up from 13 during the previous two weeks):

  • One case (or five percent of the total cases) was part of the American Cruise Lines cluster, which includes cases in both Petersburg and Juneau.
  • Public Health attributed 37 percent of cases to secondary transmission, 32 percent to community spread, 10 percent to out-of-state travel, and 21 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 (63 percent/37 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:

  • 67.7 percent of the total population of Juneau has received at least 1 dose of vaccine and 64 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.