Coronavirus

The Wilderness Adventurer returned to Juneau after a passenger tested positive for COVID-19. There were 66 people, 36 guests and 30 crew members, on board the ship. The canceled trip by UnCruise was the first of the season. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

Juneau’s first cruise of the year ends after positive COVID-19 test

The ship didn’t make port anywhere else, and crew and passengers are now quarantined.

The Wilderness Adventurer returned to Juneau after a passenger tested positive for COVID-19. There were 66 people, 36 guests and 30 crew members, on board the ship. The canceled trip by UnCruise was the first of the season. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
Governor updates travel restrictions
Governor updates travel restrictions
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks at a press conference in Anchorage on July 7, 2020. (Courtesy photo | Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks at a press conference in Anchorage on July 7, 2020. (Courtesy photo | Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)
The Juneau School District building, March 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
The Juneau School District building, March 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
City and Borough of Juneau announced the city will distribute masks provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

City to distribute free cloth face coverings

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides the masks.

City and Borough of Juneau announced the city will distribute masks provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Assembly sends $15 million bond package to voters
Assembly sends $15 million bond package to voters
This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. (NIAID/TNS)
This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. (NIAID/TNS)
Regents to review University of Alaska Southeast merger plan
Regents to review University of Alaska Southeast merger plan
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

City reports 1 new case, state 114

One death removed from the total.

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Cautiously optimistic, UAS will open its doors
Cautiously optimistic, UAS will open its doors
State reports 120 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death
State reports 120 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death
Sticking the landing: Schools ready for start of strange school year
Sticking the landing: Schools ready for start of strange school year
Amended paperwork could mean 1 fewer death for Alaska
Amended paperwork could mean 1 fewer death for Alaska
A Juneau Police Department officer at the Juneau International Airport on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Nonresident out-of-state arrivals will have to provide negative COVID-19-test results under a revised travel mandate from Gov. Mike Dunleavy. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
A Juneau Police Department officer at the Juneau International Airport on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Nonresident out-of-state arrivals will have to provide negative COVID-19-test results under a revised travel mandate from Gov. Mike Dunleavy. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
Peter Segall / Juneau Empire                                 Customers line up at a business in downtown Juneau on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. The rise in COVID-19 cases could partially be attributed to an increase among young adults, state health experts said Tuesday. Even outside, state health experts have recommended wearing face coverings when less than six feet from others.
Peter Segall / Juneau Empire                                 Customers line up at a business in downtown Juneau on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. The rise in COVID-19 cases could partially be attributed to an increase among young adults, state health experts said Tuesday. Even outside, state health experts have recommended wearing face coverings when less than six feet from others.
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 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 undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus 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 Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)
Coronavirus costs rise for school district
Coronavirus costs rise for school district
This 2020 electron microscope image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Rocky Mountain Laboratories shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)

State reports 68 new cases

None for Juneau, but more info shared about previously reported case.

This 2020 electron microscope image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Rocky Mountain Laboratories shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)
The Alaska Bar Association and Alaska Legal Services Corporation will offer a free hotline for noncriminal legal advice for coronavirus related issues on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 6-8 p.m. (Courtesy photo | Nordwood Themes)

Law group launches free coronavirus legal advice hotline

The noncriminal advice hotline will be available three days a week.

The Alaska Bar Association and Alaska Legal Services Corporation will offer a free hotline for noncriminal legal advice for coronavirus related issues on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 6-8 p.m. (Courtesy photo | Nordwood Themes)