This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)

State reports 75 new COVID-19 cases

Now new deaths or hospitalizations.

Correction: A new case was not reported for Juneau on Thursday. This article has been corrected to reflect the distiction. The Empire regrets the error.

The state reported Thursday 75 new COVID-19 cases across the state.

Among the newly reported cases, Alaskans accounted for 65 and nonresidents for 10, according to Alaska Department of Health and Social Services data. No new hospitalizations or deaths were reported. No new cases were reported for Juneau.

There have now been over 2,000 — 2,032 — cases reported for the state, according to state data. Of those cases, 1,693 have been residents and 339 have been nonresidents. So far, 688 Alaskans have recovered, 988 resident cases are active, 96 have been hospitalized and 17 Alaskans have died with COVID-19.

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. Some people, usually those with other medical complications, develop more severe symptoms, including pneumonia that can be fatal.

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The majority of the state’s newly reported cases were in Anchorage and Fairbanks North Star Borough, according to state data.

Twenty-four cases were reported for Anchorage and 23 for Fairbanks North Star Borough. The Kenai Peninsula Borough with 11 cases was the only other borough or census area to see a double-digit, single-day increase, according to state data.

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