This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the virus that causes COVID-19. Monoclonal antibodies may be a good treatment option for some people who test positive for the illness, according to state health officials. However, vaccination remains the best tool for limiting spread of COVID-19 and limiting hospitalizations. (NIAID-RML via AP, File)

COVID at a glance for Friday, Nov. 5

The latest local and state numbers.

  • Friday, November 5, 2021 6:34pm
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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

New cases: 17 residents

Test positivity rate: 4%

Cumulative cases: 3,763 residents, 308 nonresidents

Current hospitalizations: 4

New deaths: 0

Cumulative deaths: 14 residents, 1 nonresident

Vaccination information: 85.1% of Juneau’s eligible population (73.3% overall) has received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 80.7% of Juneau’s eligible population ( 69.6% overall) have completed a full vaccination series.

State numbers as of Friday

Alert level: High

New cases: 860 residents, 10 nonresidents

Test positivity rate: 8.08%

Cumulative cases: 136,822 residents and 5,296 nonresidents

Current hospitalizations: 170

New deaths: 1 resident

Cumulative deaths: 714 residents, 27 nonresidents

Vaccination information: 65.5% of Alaska’s eligible population ( 54.6% overall) has received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 60.6% of eligible Alaskans (50.4% overall) have completed a full vaccination series.

— Juneau Empire

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