Juneau reports three new cases of COVID-19

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Two new cases of resident and one of nonresidents were reported by the CBJ Emergency Operations Center Saturday.

    The Public Health Department reported one new resident case was due to secondary transmission of the virus.  The second was due to out of state travel.

    The nonresident case is related to the seafood industry.

    Contact investigations have begun and the patients have been directed to quarantine.

    Since the pandemic began the CBJ has reported 89 resident cases nad 64 nonresident cases.

    Six of the resident cases and 20 of the nonresident cases are active. 

    The report listed 126 patients have recovered.

    The state reported 151 new cases on Saturday with 147 residents and four nonresidents.  There was one new death reported in the state which brings the total of cases to 24.

    The death was of a male in Anchorage in his 50s who had underlying health conditions.

    The state has had 3,136 cumulative cases of the virus.


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