DHSS reports 53 new COVID-19 cases in the state – KTUU


DHSS announced today there are 53 residents in 12 communities: Anchorage (31), Fairbanks (6), Eagle River (3), Valdez-Cordova Census Area (3), Ketchikan (2), Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area (2), Wasilla (2), Juneau (1), Kodiak Island Borough (1), Kusilvak Census Area (1) and Willow (1).

There are also 4 new nonresident cases. Municipality of Anchorage (2 visitors, 1 tourism industry, and one unknown location and industry).

One case previously reported as a resident of Anchorage has been corrected to a nonresident visitor case. This brings the total number of Alaska cases to 1,631 and the total number of nonresident cases to 325.

Original story:

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) – The State of Alaska has announced 53 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Alaska. This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases to 1,631. Currently, there are 945 active cases and 669 recovered cases.

The total number of nonresidents sits at 325.

Anchorage Municipality (34)

Fairbanks North Star Borough (6)

Ketchikan Gateway Borough (2)

Juneau City and Borough (1)

Matanuska-Susitna Borough (3)

Valdez-Cordova Census Area (2)

Kodiak Island Borough (1)

Valdez-Cordova Census Area (3)

Kusilvak Census Area (1)

There are 96 total hospitalizations. No new deaths have been reported. To date 17 Alaskans have died with COVID-19 since March.

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