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Juneau’s 14-day COVID-19 recap: March 29 – April 11

April 13, 2021 – News

Over the 14-day period from March 29 to April 11, there were 40 people in Juneau who tested positive for COVID-19 (that’s up from 22 during the previous two weeks):

  • 20 percent of the cases were associated with a cluster involving a small daycare. To date, there have been eight positive cases associated with that cluster.
  • Public Health attributed 45 percent of cases to secondary transmission, 35 percent to community spread, 10 percent to out-of-state travel, and 10 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 all age groups, various racial groups (the category of individuals who self-identify as white is highest with 10), and was slightly more prevalent in males than females (55 percent/45 percent).

The community continues to see COVID-19 transmit via community spread, secondary infection, and travel. Residents are cautioned to strictly adhere to all travel-related rules and to continue strict adherence to masking and social distancing when outside your immediate home.

Vaccine update:

  • 51 percent of the total population of Juneau has received at least 1 dose of vaccine and 37.8 percent are fully vaccinated.
  • 63.5 percent of the Juneau population age 16 and above have received at least one dose of vaccine and 46.8 percent of the age eligible population is fully vaccinated.
  • The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services is reporting 91.2 percent of the population in Juneau age 65+ has received at least one dose of vaccine.

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