State reports 13 new COVID-19 cases for Juneau for Nov. 13-15
The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) reports 13 new individuals in the Juneau community – 12 residents and one nonresident – identified with COVID-19 for November 13 thru November 15. According to Juneau Public Health, there are about 58 active cases. There are currently three people with COVID-19 hospitalized at Bartlett Regional Hospital.
The Juneau School District reports one new individual at Sayéik: Gastineau Elementary School who’s tested positive for COVID-19 and was infectious while in school. Some close contacts have been identified but no classes are quarantined as a result. COVID-19 cases related to schools are posted on juneauschools.org (click on the green “COVID-19 Cases” block).
Statewide, DHSS reports 1,089 new people identified with COVID-19 – 1,077 are residents and 12 are nonresidents – in the past three days. The state also reports two recent deaths – two female Anchorage residents in their 80s – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 803. Alaska has had 140,904 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 5,343 nonresidents.