Of the 191 brand-new cases of COVID-19 involving residents, 108 were in Anchorage consisting of two in Chugiak and 8 in Eagle River; one was in Kenai; one was in Cordova; 42 were in Fairbanks and 5 were in North Pole; six were in Palmer and four were in Wasilla; one was in Nome; six were in Utqiagvik; six were in Kotzebue; and 3 were in Juneau. Amongst neighborhoods smaller than 1,000 not identified to protect privacy, there was one case in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area; one in the Northwest Arctic Borough; and three in the Bethel Census Area. There were six nonresident cases reported Monday: two in Anchorage; one in Haines; and three classified as unknown locations.
Were making this important info about the pandemic available without a subscription as a civil service. We depend on reader support to do this work. Please think about joining others in supporting independent journalism in Alaska for just $3.23 a week. Alaska reported 197 brand-new cases of COVID-19 in Alaska on Monday and no brand-new deaths, according to the Department of Health and Social Services COVID-19 control panel. The report marked a drop from record highs set Saturday and Sunday, when 249 cases were reported. State officials alert high day-to-day counts are anticipated to continue due to broad community spread of the virus, especially in Anchorage, Fairbanks and northern neighborhoods. The high numbers Monday marked the 19th straight day that Alaska cases have actually tipped into triple digits, skyrocketing past a surge in July. Sixty Alaskans have actually died with COVID-19 considering that the pandemic began here in March. Still, the states death rate per 100,000 residents stayed the most affordable in the country. Statewide as of Monday, 36 individuals were hospitalized with COVID-19 while 16 other hospital patients were awaiting test results, according to state information. Of the brand-new cases, it wasnt clear how many clients were revealing signs of the infection when they evaluated positive. Of the 191 new cases of COVID-19 involving homeowners, 108 remained in Anchorage consisting of 2 in Chugiak and 8 in Eagle River; one remained in Kenai; one was in Cordova; 42 were in Fairbanks and 5 remained in North Pole; six were in Palmer and 4 were in Wasilla; one was in Nome; six remained in Utqiagvik; 6 remained in Kotzebue; and three remained in Juneau. Among neighborhoods smaller than 1,000 not recognized to safeguard confidentiality, there was one case in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area; one in the Northwest Arctic Borough; and three in the Bethel Census Area. There were six nonresident cases reported Monday: two in Anchorage; one in Haines; and 3 classified as unknown places. The states test positivity rate as of Monday was 4.6% over a seven-day rolling average. The rate reflects the variety of positive results divided by total tests carried out. Health officials say levels over 5% may indicate communities arent doing enough screening.