This electron microscope image made available and color-enhanced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Md., shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient. (NIAID/National Institutes of Health via AP)

This electron microscope image made available and color-enhanced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Md., shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient. (NIAID/National Institutes of Health via AP)

State reports 137 new COVID-19 cases

New resident and nonresident cases in Juneau.

This article has been updated to reflect new information from City and Borough of Juneau.

The state’s COVID-19 case count continued Tuesday to rise by triple digits.

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reported 137 new confirmed cases. Among the newly reported cases were 110 resident cases and 27 nonresident cases. Four new hospitalizations and one new death were also reported.

The deceased was a Fairbanks man in his 40s, according to the state. There have now been 120 Alaskans hospitalized with COVID-19 and 22 have died.

City and Borough of Juneau’s emergency operations center reported five new COVID-19 cases, the city announced.

Two are resident cases and three are nonresident cases, according to the city. Juneau has now had 147 cumulative confirmed cases. Those cases include 84 resident cases and 63 nonresident cases, according to the city. So far, 67 residents have recovered and 33 nonresidents have recovered.

There have now been 3,350 COVID-19 cases confirmed in the state with 2,729 among residents and 621 among nonresidents, according to state data. So far 836 people have recovered.

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