State reports 95 new COVID-19 cases

Nearly all are residents.

The state announced 95 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday.

Of the newly reported cases, 92 are residents, according to Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. The cases are spread among 14 communities with more than half —58 —of the cases in Anchorage. In Southeast Alaska, six cases were reported for the Yakutat-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, two in Sitka and one in Wrangell.

While the state does not specify where cases occur in areas with low populations to avoid identifying patients, Angoon has put new mitigating measure in place following a known outbreak of the illness.

[Angoon sees climbing case count as testing continues]

The state also reported three nonresident cases.

The total number of Alaska resident cases is 5,182 and the total number of nonresident cases is 853, according to DHSS. The current statewide alert level, based on the average daily case rate for the past 14 days, is intermediate.

So far, there have been 214 hospitalizations and 37 deaths with one new hospitalization and no new deaths reported.

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