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State reports seven new COVID-19 cases & one death for Juneau

November 9, 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 9. DHSS also reports one additional death of a Juneau resident due to COVID-19. A male Juneau resident in his 60s died outside Alaska in October. CBJ extends condolences to family members and friends of this individual. There are 16 total deaths associated with Juneau – 15 residents (three died out of state) and one nonresident (death occurred outside Juneau).

According to Juneau Public Health, there are about 74 active cases. Of those, about 18 are minors and very few cases are in individuals over the age 60. There are currently five 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 388 new people identified with COVID-19 – 386 are residents and two are nonresidents. The state also reports 28 additional resident deaths discovered through death certificate review – one that occurred in August, 5 in September, and 22 in October – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 792.

Alaska has had 138,535 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 5,313 nonresidents.

Juneau vaccine update:

  • 73.6 percent of the total population of Juneau has received at least 1 dose of vaccine and 69.7 percent has completed the vaccine series.
  • 95 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.