State again report over 100 new cases

City reports 2 new COVID-19 positives

  • Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:30pm
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State again report over 100 new cases

City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center reported on Wednesday two new COVID-19 cases.

One of the cases is related to out-of-state travel, according to Public Health, and the other is under investigation.

Cumulatively, Juneau has had 298 residents test positive for COVID-19, according to city data, and 99 nonresidents. So far, 371 people have recovered. One person, who was living out of state at the time, has died with COVID-19.

There are 24 known active cases in the capital city, according to the city, and they are all in isolation.

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services again reported a three-figure, single-date increase in new COVID-19 cases. Of the 108 cases announced, 105 are residents and three are nonresidents, according to state data.

The last time the state reported fewer than 100 new cases was on Sept. 23.

Of the cases announced on Wednesday, the majority —62 cases —were reported in Anchorage. So far, 293 Alaskans have been hospitalized with COVID-19 and 56 have died with the illness.

There have been 7,824 resident cases and 956 nonresident cases, according to the state. So far, 4,057 residents and 498 nonresidents have recovered. There are 3,711 active cases statewide.

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