This screenshot of Department of Health and Social Services data shows cases reported Saturday, July 25.

This screenshot of Department of Health and Social Services data shows cases reported Saturday, July 25.

State reports 115 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death

Only two cases in Southeast.

  • Juneau Empire
  • Saturday, July 25, 2020 12:49pm
  • News

This is a developing story. More will be reported as more is known.

The state reported Saturday more than 100 new COVID-19 cases and one new death.

A total of 115 new cases — 88 residents and 27 nonresidents — were reported, according to Alaska Department of Health and Social Services data.

This screenshot of Department of Health and Social Services data shows cases reported Saturday, July 25.

This screenshot of Department of Health and Social Services data shows cases reported Saturday, July 25.

One of the cases was in Juneau. It was one of two cases reported for Southeast Alaska. The other was in the Haines Borough.

The age and place of residence of the deceased were not immediately clear. So far, 20 Alaskans have died with COVID-19.

Most people develop only mild symptoms due to COVID-19, but some people, usually those with other medical complications, develop more severe symptoms that can be fatal.

[Read Friday’s figures here]

Four new hospitalizations were also reported, according to state data. A total of 115 Alaskans have been hospitalized with COVID-19.

There have now been 2,338 resident cases and 530 nonresident cases. So far, 815 Alaskans have recovered, and 1,503 cases are active, according to state data.

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