Alaska health officials say a Juneau woman in her 30s has died of COVID-19. It is not clear when he died.
The state reported a total of 21 new deaths among Alaskans. One was in February this year, and the rest were from May to July.
During the course of the pandemic, 22 Juneau residents have died from COVID-19.
The state reported 63 cases of COVID-19 in Juneau last week among residents and visitors to the city. This is 44% less than a week ago, when there were 112 cases. The count does not include positive results from home tests.
Across the state, 2,553 cases were reported. This includes 686 non-resident cases – 329 of which were on ships at sea related to tourism.
Across the country, 65 people with COVID-19 are in the hospital, and one is on a ventilator. One person is being treated for a COVID-19 infection at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau.
Vaccinations against COVID-19 are now available for everyone 6 months and older. Juneau Public Health offers vaccine clinics on Wednesdays and Fridays.
In Juneau, call 907-586-6000 or go to www.juneau.org/vaccine to make an appointment.
Correction: Cases are down 44% from last week’s total.