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Juneau’s 14-day COVID-19 recap: June 7 – June 20

June 22, 2021 – News

Over the 14-day period from June 7 to June 20, there were 16 people in Juneau who tested positive for COVID-19 (that’s down from 29 during the previous two weeks):

  • 25 percent of the cases were associated with a cluster involving a small daycare. In total, 13 people tested positive and all 13 are recovered.
  • Public Health attributed 75 percent of cases to secondary transmission, 6.25 percent to community spread, 6.25 percent to out-of-state travel, and 12.5 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 among various racial groups (the category of individuals who self-identify as white is highest with 8), and more cases in males than females (62.5 percent/37.5 percent).

The community continues to see COVID-19 spread in the community. Three variants of concern have been identified in Juneau (Alpha/B1.1.7, Beta/B.1.351, and Gamma/P1).

Vaccine update:

  • 66 percent of the total population of Juneau has received at least 1 dose of vaccine and 62.1 percent has completed the vaccine series.
  • 90 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.