This electron microscope image made available and color-enhanced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Md., shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient. (Courtesy Image | NIAID, National Institutes of Health)

This electron microscope image made available and color-enhanced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Md., shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient. (Courtesy Image | NIAID, National Institutes of Health)

94 new cases confirmed in Alaska

Seven cases were confirmed in Juneau

The state reported Wednesday 94 new cases of the coronavirus.

Of the new cases, 92 were Alaska residents and two were nonresidents, according to Alaska Department of Health and Social Services data.

The state also announced a new death and four new hospitalizations.

The person who died was a Fairbanks woman in her 80s with preexisting health conditions, according to the state. There have now been 19 Alaskans who have died with COVID-19 and 109 Alaskans who have been hospitalized.

The largest portion of the newly reported cases are in Anchorage, but seven of them were in Juneau. The majority of new cases were male and the largest portion, 24, were aged 20-29.

So far, 753 people have recovered, including 16 cases yesterday, according to state data. There are 1,360 active cases. Over the previous three days, 3.01% of tests performed have been positive. A total of 185,333 tests have been carried out.

• Contact reporter Michael S. Lockett at 757-621-1197 or lockett@juneauempire.com.

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