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State reports 10 new COVID-19 cases for Juneau

November 2, 2021 – News

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) reports 10 new residents in the Juneau community identified with COVID-19 for November 2. There are currently four people with COVID-19 hospitalized at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

According to Juneau Public Health:

  • There are 130 active cases. Of those, 47 cases are from individuals age 18 or under and 31 cases are from individuals under 12.
  • There continues to be one ongoing cluster in kids.
  • Several workplaces with a few cases but most spread is within households and between friends and family.
  • Majority of Juneau cases are in people under age 50 with only 16 cases in those age 50 or older.

Statewide, DHSS reports 499 new people identified with COVID-19 – 494 are residents and five are nonresidents. The state also reports six recent deaths bringing the total number of resident deaths to 708:

  • a male Anchorage resident in his 60s
  • a female Anchorage resident in her 30s
  • a female Anchorage resident in her 80s
  • a female Anchorage resident in her 20s
  • a female Anchorage resident in her 50s
  • a female Kenai Peninsula South resident in her 70s

Alaska has had 134,658 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 5,267 nonresidents.

Juneau vaccine update:

  • 73.2 percent of the total population of Juneau has received at least 1 dose of vaccine and 69.5 percent has completed the vaccine series.
  • 94.8 percent of the population in Juneau age 65+ has received at least one dose of vaccine and 91.3 percent has completed the vaccine series.

For more information, read CBJ’s Emergency Operations Center Reports here.