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 Wednesday, Sept.22

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.

Local numbers

Alert level: 3- High

New cases: 41 residents, 0 nonresidents

Test positivity rate: 5%

Cumulative cases: 2,685 residents, 287 nonresidents

Current hospitalizations: 5

New deaths: 0

Cumulative deaths: 9 residents, 1 nonresident

Vaccination information: 84.4% of Juneau’s eligible population ( 72.8% overall) has received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 80.3% of Juneau’s eligible population ( 69.2% overall) have completed a full vaccination series.

State numbers

Alert level: High

New cases: 1,224 residents, 27 nonresidents

Test positivity rate: 9.07%

Cumulative cases: 110,111 residents and 4,463 nonresidents

Current hospitalizations: 213

New deaths: 1

Cumulative deaths: 466 residents, 15 nonresidents.

Vaccination information: 62.6% of Alaska’s eligible population (52.2% overall) has received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 58% of eligible Alaskans ( 47.2% overall) have completed a full vaccination series.

— Juneau Empire

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