Sitka reports 3 positive COVID-19 cases over weekend

    Sitka, Alaska (KINY) - Sitka Unified Command received information from Public Health Officials on three positive test results for COVID-19 in Sitka; one on Friday, July 24 and two on Sunday, July 26.

    Sitka’s positive test count is now at 22 resident cases and 11 non-resident cases. The State of Alaska is reporting 2,622 cumulative cases statewide.

    The first confirmed case is a male resident, age 30-39, who is asymptomatic and received COVID-19 testing on July 23. The patient is isolating.

    The second confirmed case is a female resident, age 20-29, who is symptomatic and received COVID-19 testing on July 19. The patient is isolating.

    Public Health Officials have initiated a contact investigation and will notify and isolate additional persons that may have been in contact with the individuals.

    The third confirmed case is a female resident, age 60-69.

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