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State reports 31 new COVID-19 cases for Juneau

October 21, 2021 – News

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) reports 31 new residents in the Juneau community identified with COVID-19 for October 21. There are currently two people with COVID-19 hospitalized at Bartlett Regional Hospital. No one from the Juneau School District has tested positive for COVID-19 since yesterday.

Statewide, DHSS reports 1,024 new people identified with COVID-19 – 1,001 are residents and 23 are nonresidents. The state also reports a death that occurred in August – a female Kenai Peninsula resident in her 60s – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 668. Alaska has had 127,250 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 5,174 nonresidents.