CBJ and State release COVID count

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting seven new residents identified with COVID-19 for the time period February 27 – March 1.

    Public Health is attributing five to secondary transmission, one to community spread, and one is under investigation.

    Four of the new cases are associated with a cluster at a small Juneau business.

    The cluster is currently at nine individuals, including two recovered.

    Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reports 385 new people identified with COVID-19 over the time period February 27 – March 1.

    349 are residents and 36 are nonresidents.

    The state also reports 10 deaths – one recent death and nine from death certificate review.

    According to Department of Health and Social Services, 7,744 people in the Juneau region have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 5,278 have completed both doses.

    Statewide, 155,951 people have received their first dose and 103,668 have completed both doses.

     

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