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State reports 17 new COVID-19 cases for Juneau

November 5, 2021 – News

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) reports 17 new residents in the Juneau community identified with COVID-19 for November 5. There are currently four people with COVID-19 hospitalized at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

The Juneau School District reports one new individual at Riverbend Elementary School who’s tested positive for COVID-19 and was infectious while in school. No classes were 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 870 new people identified with COVID-19 – 860 are residents and 10 are nonresidents. The state also reports one recent death – a male Anchorage resident in his 70s – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 714. Alaska has had 136,822 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 5,296 nonresidents.