A sixth death from the coronavirus, which occurred at Bartlett Regional Hospital, shown in this January 2021 photo, was reported on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021. (Ben Hohenstattl / Juneau Empire File)

A sixth death from the coronavirus, which occurred at Bartlett Regional Hospital, shown in this January 2021 photo, was reported on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021. (Ben Hohenstattl / Juneau Empire File)

City reports 6th COVID death

12 new cases also reported.

The City and Borough of Juneau on Wednesday reported a new death due to COVID-19.

The man in his 60s died last Friday at Bartlett Regional Hospital, according to the city. He is the sixth Juneau resident to die from the coronavirus, according to state and city data.

In a news release, the city extended “condolences to family members and friends of this individual.”

There are currently 90 active COVID-19 cases in Juneau, including 81 residents and nine nonresidents, according to city data. That total includes 12 new cases reported Wednesday. Of those, 16 are now attributed to an out-of-town youth sports event.

Four people are currently hospitalized at Bartlett Regional Hospital, according to the city.

So far, 1,691 Juneau residents and 211 nonresidents have tested positive for COVID-19 in the city, according to city data. Statewide, 380 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Wednesday.

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

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