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 Tuesday, Nov. 17

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: 4 residents, 1 nonresident

Test positivity rate: 4.15%

Active cases: 51

Cumulative cases: 666 residents, 109 nonresidents

Current hospitalizations: 1

New deaths: 0

Cumulative deaths: 4

State numbers

Alert level: High

New cases: 631 residents, 6 nonresidents

Test positivity rate: 7.91%

Active cases: Data unavailable

Cumulative cases: 23,874 residents and 1,167 nonresidents

Current hospitalizations: 121

New deaths: 1

Cumulative deaths: 99

— Juneau Empire

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