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State reports seven new COVID-19 cases for Juneau

November 30, 2021 – News

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) reports seven new residents in the Juneau community identified with COVID-19 for November 30. According to Juneau Public Health, there are about 64 active cases. Of those, most are individuals in their 20s, 30s, and 40s and there are quite a few cases in children under age 3. There are several family groupings, mostly related to travel.

The Juneau School District reports a new individual at Harborview Elementary School who’s tested positive for COVID-19 and was infectious while in school. COVID-19 cases related to schools are posted on juneauschools.org (click on the green “COVID-19 Cases” block).

Statewide, DHSS reports 183 new people identified with COVID-19 – 179 are residents and four are nonresidents. The state also reports two recent deaths bringing the total number of resident deaths to 850:

  • Female Anchorage resident in her 60s
  • Male Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area resident in his 40s

Alaska has had 145,581 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 5,415 nonresidents.

Juneau vaccine update:

  • 77 percent of the total population of Juneau has received at least 1 dose of vaccine and 71.2 percent has completed the vaccine series.
  • 96 percent of the population in Juneau age 65+ has received at least one dose of vaccine and 92 percent has completed the vaccine series.

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