Ketchikan, Alaska (KINY) - Ketchikan has seven active cases of COVID-19 after three cases were diagnosed at local clinics on Saturday.
One of the new cases is symptomatic and was tested at a local clinic. The person was a close contact to a known positive case.
They have been advised to quarantine for 14 days and public health has completed the contact investigation.
Two of the cases were identified through the drive-up testing clinic. The source of the virus in both cases are under investigation. The person was instructed to isolate for two weeks.
Anyone with questions or concerns about being a close contact to a positive case is asked to call Public Health at 225-4350.
There have been no new hospitalizations at PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center.
Ketchikan has had a total of 24,070 tests administered.
They have had a total of 196 cases, 183 of residents or people staying in Ketchikan.
The daily positivity rate for testing in the past week is 1.62 percent.