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 Thursday, Dec. 2

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.

Beginning next week, the city and state will begin providing COVID-19 data updates on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays instead of daily. COVID at a glance will follow that schedule.

Local numbers

Alert level: High

New cases: 13 residents

Test positivity rate: 3%

Cumulative cases: 3,900 residents and 298 nonresidents

Current hospitalizations: 0

New deaths: 0

Cumulative deaths: 16 residents, 1 nonresident

Vaccination information: 81.4% of Juneau’s eligible population ( 77.1% overall) has received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 75.7% of eligible Juneau residents (71.7% overall) have completed a full vaccination series.

State numbers

Alert level: High

New cases: 347 residents, 2 nonresidents

Test positivity rate: 5.23%

Cumulative cases: 146,247 residents and 5,420 nonresidents

Current hospitalizations: 71

New deaths: 2

Cumulative deaths: 853 residents, 30 nonresidents

Vaccination information: 61% of Alaska’s eligible population ( 57% overall) has received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 56% of eligible Alaskans (52% overall) have completed a full vaccination series.

— Juneau Empire

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