State reports 120 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death

State reports 120 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death

Juneau reports 4 new cases.

The state reported Thursday 120 new COVID-19 cases and one new death related to the coronavirus.

Among those new cases were 84 residents and 36 nonresidents, according to Alaska Department of Health and Social Services data. The deceased was an Anchorage man in his 60s with underlying health conditions, according to the state.

Three new hospitalizations were also reported. There have now been 128 Alaskan hospitalized with COVID-19 and 23 have died with the illness, according to state data.

City and Borough of Juneau’s emergency operations center reported four new cases. Two are residents and two are nonresidents, according to the city.

Division of Public Health attributes one of the new resident cases to out-of-state travel, and the other case is under investigation, according to the city. Of the nonresident cases, one is a visitor who contracted COVID-19 from a known contact, and the other is a visitor whose case is attributed to travel.

So far, Juneau has had 87 residents and 63 nonresidents test positive for COVID-19, according to city data. So far 77 residents have recovered and eight cases are active. Currently, there are 27 active nonresident cases.

Statewide, there have been 2,878 resident cases and 681 nonresident cases, according to state data. Of those resident cases, 1,970 are active.

• Contact Ben Hohenstatt at (907)308-4895 or bhohenstatt@juneauempire.com. Follow him on Twitter at @BenHohenstatt

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