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State reports 23 new COVID-19 cases for Juneau & 53 additional deaths statewide

November 8, 2021 – News

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) reports 23 new residents in the Juneau community identified with COVID-19 for November 6 thru November 8. There are currently five people with COVID-19 hospitalized at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

The Juneau School District reports one new individual at Floyd Dryden Middle School who’s tested positive for COVID-19 and was infectious while in school. 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 1,387 new people identified with COVID-19 – 1,370 are residents and 17 are nonresidents – in the past three days. The state also reports 53 deaths discovered through death certificate review – five that occurred in August, 31 in September, 16 in October, and one death that occurred in November – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 764 and nonresident deaths to 30.

Alaska has had 138,161 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 5,312 nonresidents.