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, Sept. 16

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: 58 residents, 2 nonresidents

Test positivity rate: 7%

Cumulative cases: 2,531 residents, 286 nonresidents

Current hospitalizations: 8

New deaths: 0

Cumulative deaths: 8 residents, 1 nonresident

Vaccination information: 84.3% of Juneau’s eligible population ( 72.6% overall) has received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 80% of Juneau’s eligible population ( 69% overall) have completed a full vaccination series.

State numbers

Alert level: High

New cases: 1,027 residents, 26 nonresidents

Test positivity rate: 9.71%

Cumulative cases: 95,132 residents and 4,340 nonresidents

Current hospitalizations: 215

New deaths: 0

Cumulative deaths: 453 residents, 15 nonresidents.

Vaccination information: 62.2% of Alaska’s eligible population (51.8% overall) has received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 56.8% of eligible Alaskans (47.3% overall) have completed a full vaccination series.

— Juneau Empire

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