State issues COVID count for Wednesday and Thanksgiving

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reports that 15 Juneau residents were reported stricken by COVID-19 Wednesday and Thursday.

    Statewide 632 new cases and seven deaths were reported.  The deaths occurred in Anchorage, Anchor Point, Soldotna and in the Copper River Census area.

    The release reports that 61 percent of Alaskans five years old and older have received at least their initial vaccine and 55 percent are fully vaccinated.  Juneau has the highest vaccination rate in the state at 74 percent.


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