City reports 5 new cases, state tallies 117

City reports 5 new cases, state tallies 117

City cases are from over the weekend and Monday.

  • Juneau Empire
  • Monday, September 28, 2020 5:11pm
  • News

City and Borough of Juneau reported five new COVID-19 cases.

That total includes cases from Monday as well as cases from over the weekend, the city said in a news release. Public Health attributes two of the cases to community spread, two to contact with a known COVID-19 case and one is under investigation.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 293 residents test positive for COVID-19 and 99 nonresidents. There are 23 active cases in Juneau and 368 people have recovered. All known active cases are in isolation, according to the city.

Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reported 117 new people with COVID-19 — 115 are residents and two are nonresidents. Alaska has had 7,597 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 952 nonresidents.

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