State and CBJ issue latest COVID reports

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center on Tuesday reported one new resident identified with COVID-19 in Juneau.

    Public Health is attributing the case to out-of-state travel.

     There are 10 active cases in Juneau.   All individuals with active cases of COVID-19 are in isolation.

    Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reported 159 new people identified with COVID-19 on Tuesday.    The department says 155 are residents and four are nonresidents.

    The state also reports a recent death, an Anchorage man in his 70s,  bringing the total number of resident deaths to 224.

    According to the department,  1,729 people in the Juneau area have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, either Pfizer or Moderna, and 504 have completed both doses.

     Statewide, 29,803 people have received their first dose and 5,976 have completed both doses.

     

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