COVID-19 update 9-27

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - 113 new cases of COVID were reported in Juneau over the weekend by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. 111 were residents, and 2 were nonresidents. the City and Borough of Juneau reported two new deaths in Juneau due to COVID-19. A female Juneau resident in her 50s died on Sunday, September 26, and a male Juneau resident in his 60s died at Bartlett Regional Hospital earlier Monday.

     

    CBJ is reporting the new deaths based on hospital reporting; DHSS has not reported them yet.
    There are 12 total deaths associated with Juneau 11 residents and one non-resident.
    CBJ inaccurately reported an additional death on September 24 – a male Juneau resident in his 60s.
    CBJ had already reported this death on August 11. CBJ regrets the error and any confusion it may have caused.
    There are currently 6 people hospitalized with COVID at Bartlett Regional Hospital

    The Juneau School District reports four new individuals who’ve tested positive for COVID-19 and were infectious while in school:
    One at Yaakoosgé Daakahídi High School, Two at Thunder Mountain High School, and
    One at Riverbend Elementary resulting in one quarantined class.

    Statewide, four-thousand-and-twenty-five new cases were reported.

    three-thousand-eight-hundred-and-seventy-eight are residents and 147 are nonresidents.

    The state also reports 21 deaths that occurred from July to September

    18 resident deaths and three nonresident deaths – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 532 and nonresident deaths to 21

     

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