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 Tuesday, Aug. 31

The most recent state and local figures

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 recently changed information provided in its weekday updates because of the strain placed on the Division of Public Health by the uptick in local cases.

Local numbers

Alert level: 3- High

New cases: 63 resident, 9 nonresident

Test positivity rate: 5%

Cumulative cases: 2,166 resident, 26` nonresident

Current hospitalizations: 3

New deaths: 0

Cumulative deaths: 8 resident, nonresident

Vaccination information: 84.9% of Juneau’s eligible population ( 72.9% overall) has received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 80.3% of Juneau’s eligible population ( 68.9% overall) have completed a full vaccination series.

State numbers

Alert level: High

New cases: 601 residents, 33 nonresidents

Active cases: Data no longer provided by the state.

Test positivity rate: 7.56%

Cumulative cases: 84,597 residents and 3,950 nonresidents

Current hospitalizations: 152

New deaths: 4 resident, 2 nonresident

Cumulative deaths: 431 residents, 13 nonresidents.

Vaccination information: 61% of Alaska’s eligible population (51% overall) has received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 55% of eligible Alaskans ( 46% overall) have completed a full vaccination series.

— Juneau Empire

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