This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, blue/pink, cultured in the lab. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. Alberta's oilsands are operating with critical staff only as the highly contagious Omicron variant sweeps the country. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, NIAID-RML

COVID at a Glance for Friday, Jan. 28

Numbers come from reports from the City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center and the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, as well as updates from the Alaska Coronavirus Response Hub and City and Borough of Juneau COVID-19 Dashboard. The city and state provide COVID-19 data updates on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. COVID at a glance appears on days following new data.

Local numbers for Jan. 27-28

Alert level: Modified high

New cases: 162 residents, 5 nonresident

Test positivity rate: Data not provided

Cumulative cases: 6,578 residents and 362 nonresidents

Current hospitalizations: 3

New deaths: 0

Cumulative deaths: 19 residents, 1 nonresident

Vaccination information: 84% of Juneau’s eligible population (80% overall) has received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 79% of eligible Juneau residents (75% overall) have completed a full vaccination series.

State numbers for Jan. 27-28

Alert level: High

New cases: 4,634 residents, 202 nonresidents

Test positivity rate: Data no longer provided.

Cumulative cases: 205,241 residents and 7,155 nonresidents

Current hospitalizations: 190

New deaths: 4

Cumulative deaths: 1,052 residents, 33 nonresidents

Vaccination information: 69% of Alaska’s eligible population (64.4% overall) has received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 61.6% of eligible Alaskans (57.5% overall) have completed a full vaccination series.

— Juneau Empire

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