State reports 77 new COVID-19 cases, a new daily high. One of them is in Juneau.
The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reports one new resident case of COVID-19 in Juneau. How the individual contracted the virus is under investigation. Juneau’s case is part of 77 new cases statewide today – 63 residents and 14 nonresidents – a new daily high for Alaska.
Statewide, there have been a total of 17 deaths. The cumulative number of people hospitalized is now at 85, which is five higher than yesterday. The 20-29 and 30-39 age groups continue to see high numbers of cases. Of the 63 resident cases reported throughout Alaska today, 22 of those cases are age 20-29, 11 cases are age 30-39. Cumulatively, Alaska has had 1,385 resident cases – 770 are active – and a total of 273 nonresidents.
Juneau has had 48 residents test positive for COVID-19 since March. Of those, three cases are active, 43 individuals have recovered, and two are deceased. Juneau has had a total of six nonresidents with COVID-19; one case is active, five recovered.
For detailed information on COVID-19 in Juneau, the City and Borough of Juneau’s Emergency Operations Center provides daily updates on its local response to the pandemic. Read the updates here.