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One new case of COVID-19 detected in Juneau

April 12, 2020 – News

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) has reported another confirmed case of COVID-19 from Juneau. The source of the virus is under investigation. According to DHSS, this new case is female, aged 30-39. Cumulatively, the capital city has had 16 cases of COVID-19. Juneau’s case is one of 15 new ones around the state, for a cumulative statewide total of 272. Cumulative totals include recovered cases.

Officials with the state Division of Public Health have initiated a contact investigation with this recent case and will reach out to any person who may have come into contact with this individual. Public Health will notify and isolate additional persons as appropriate.

For more local news, information, and resources to help keep Juneau safe and healthy, go to juneau.org/covid-19.

If you have symptoms, contact your primary healthcare provider first. Juneau residents can also call the local COVID-19 Screening Hotline at 586-6000, noon to 6 p.m. daily. Testing will be arranged if appropriate.

For non-clinical questions, call 2-1-1 or 1-800-478-2221.

For information on the the State of Alaska’s COVID-19 response, go to coronavirus.alaska.gov. Questions on state health mandates and alerts can be emailed to covidquestions@alaska.gov.