DHSS reports 6 new COVID-19 deaths

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services today announced six deaths and 128 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska.

    No deaths were reported in Southeast.

    One non-resident case was reported in Anchorage with the purpose of the visit under investigation, and 127 are residents in 17 communities.

    Five resident cases and two non-resident cases have been removed from the data dashboard through data verification processes. 

    This brings the total number of Alaska resident cases to 7,254 and the total number of non-resident cases to 948.

    The current statewide alert level, based on the average daily case rate for the past 14 days, is high.

    Of the 127 Alaska residents, 63 are male and 64 are female. Five are under the age of 10; 17 are aged 10-19; 36 are aged 20-29; 18 are aged 30-39; 18 are aged 40-49; 15 are aged 50-59; 13 are aged 60-69; four are aged 70-79; and one is aged 80 or older.  

    There have been a total of 277 hospitalizations and 52 deaths with two new hospitalizations.


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