The state reported Monday 25 new COVID-19 cases.
Among the newly reported cases were 21 cases involving Alaska residents and four involving nonresidents, according to Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. No new cases were reported for the City and Borough of Juneau. One new case had been reported for Juneau each of the past three days.
How those people acquired the illness is under investigation, according to DHSS. CBJ’s COVID-19 dashboard lists one active case for the city.
Statewide, there are 365 active COVID-19 cases, and there have been 525 recoveries, according to DHSS. There have been 904 cumulative cases.
Common symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, breathing trouble, sore throat, muscle pain, and loss of taste or smell. Most people develop only mild symptoms. But some people, usually those with other medical complications, develop more severe symptoms, including pneumonia.
The largest number of new residential cases —8 —was reported for Kenai Peninsula Borough, according to DHSS. Two nonresidential cases were also reported for Kenai.
Seven new residential cases and one nonresidential case were reported for Anchorage, three residential cases and one nonresidental cases were reported for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, two residential cases were reported for Fairbanks North Star Borough and one residential cases was reported for the Nome Census area.