113 new COVID-19 cases & two deaths reported for Juneau Sept. 25-27
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The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) reports 113 new individuals in the Juneau community – 111 residents and two nonresidents – identified with COVID-19 for September 25-27. In addition, the City and Borough of Juneau reports two new deaths in Juneau due to COVID-19. A female Juneau resident in her 50s died at Bartlett Regional Hospital on Sunday, September 26, and a male Juneau resident in his 60s died at Bartlett Regional Hospital earlier today, September 27. CBJ extends condolences to family members and friends of both these individuals.

There are 12 total deaths associated with Juneau – 11 residents (two died out of state) and one nonresident (death occurred outside Juneau). CBJ is reporting the new deaths based on hospital reporting; DHSS has not reported them yet.

Please note: CBJ inaccurately reported an additional death on September 24 – a male Juneau resident in his 60s. CBJ had already reported this death on August 11. CBJ regrets the error and any confusion it may have caused.

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There are currently six people with COVID-19 hospitalized at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

The Juneau School District reports four new individuals who've tested positive for COVID-19 and were infectious while in school:
  • One at Yaakoosgé Daakahídi High School (no classes quarantined as a result)
  • Two at Thunder Mountain High School (no classes quarantined as a result)
  • One at Riverbend Elementary (one classroom quarantined as a result)

COVID-19 cases related to schools are posted on juneauschools.org (click on the green "COVID-19 Cases" block).

Statewide, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reports 4,025 new people identified with COVID-19 in the past three days – 3,878 are residents and 147 are nonresidents. The state also reports 21 deaths that occurred from July to September – 18 resident deaths and three nonresident deaths – bringing the total number of resident deaths to 532 and nonresident deaths to 21. Alaska has had 106,976 cumulative resident cases of COVID-19 and a total of 4,716 nonresidents.

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