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 CANADIAN PRESS/AP, NIAID-RML

COVID at a Glance for Friday, Nov. 19

  • Friday, November 19, 2021 6:01pm
  • News

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.

Local numbers as of Friday

Alert level: 3- High (modified)

New cases: 34 residents, 2 nonresidents, 30 of the cases are from Nov. 9-16 and were not previously reported by the state.

Test positivity rate: 1%

Cumulative cases: 3,856 residents, 308 nonresidents

Current hospitalizations: 2

New deaths: 0

Cumulative deaths: 16 residents, 1 nonresident

Vaccination information: 80.6% of Juneau’s eligible population (76.4% overall) has received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 73.8% of Juneau’s eligible population ( 70% overall) have completed a full vaccination series.

State numbers as of Friday

Alert level: High

New cases: 517 residents, 9 nonresidents

Test positivity rate: 6.64%

Cumulative cases: 142,717 residents and 5,366nonresidents

Current hospitalizations: 137

New deaths: 20. These deaths occurred from April to October, with most occurring in October, according to DHSS.

Cumulative deaths: 832 residents, 30 nonresidents

Vaccination information: 60% of Alaska’s eligible population ( 56% overall) has received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 55% of eligible Alaskans (51% overall) have completed a full vaccination series.

— Juneau Empire

More in News

It's a police car until you look closely and see the details don't quite match. (Juneau Empire File / Michael Penn)
Police calls for Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021

This report contains public information from law enforcement and public safety agencies.

Thin ice sheets form near the Mendenhall Glacier in early November. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)
Wild Shots: Photos of Mother Nature in Alaska

Reader-submitted photos of Southeast Alaska.

It's a police car until you look closely and see the details don't quite match. (Juneau Empire File / Michael Penn)
Police calls for Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021

This report contains public information from law enforcement and public safety agencies.

A cuddle-puddle of kittens nestles at Juneau Animal Rescue, which recently received a large legacy gift from a Juneau resident. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)
Juneau resident leaves one last gift for local nonprofits

The gift will help support organizations who made possible what she loved doing in life.

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 CANADIAN PRESS/AP, NIAID-RML
COVID at a Glance for Monday, Nov. 29

Numbers come from reports from the City and Borough of Juneau Emergency… Continue reading

It's a police car until you look closely and see the details don't quite match. (Juneau Empire File / Michael Penn)
Police calls for Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021

This report contains public information from law enforcement and public safety agencies.

The Juneau Empire is stuffed this Thanksgiving

Thursday double edition includes Friday’s content.

teaser
Planet Alaska: Visiting the ancestors through glimpses of glyphs

We live in Tlingit Aaní on Kaachxaan.akw’w where our petroglyphs are a symbol of home.

Most Read