This 2020 electron microscope image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Rocky Mountain Laboratories shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. On Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, the top U.S. public health agency said that coronavirus can spread greater distances through the air than 6 feet, particularly in poorly ventilated and enclosed spaces. But agency officials continued to say such spread is uncommon, and current social distancing guidelines still make sense. (NIAID-RML via AP)

COVID at a glance for Thursday, Nov. 19

The most recent state and local numbers.

These 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

Alert level: 3 — High

New cases: 16 residents

Test positivity rate: 4.82%

Active cases: 72

Cumulative cases: 696 residents, 110 nonresidents

Current hospitalizations: 1

New deaths: 0

Cumulative deaths: 4

State numbers

Alert level: High

New cases: 500 residents, 5 nonresidents

Test positivity rate: Data unavailable

Active cases: Data unavailable

Cumulative cases: 24,909 residents and 1,172 nonresidents

Current hospitalizations: 117

New deaths: 1

Cumulative deaths: 100

— Juneau Empire

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