Alaska reports 1 new death tied to COVID-19 and 78 new cases – Anchorage Daily News

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The recently reported death remained in Anchorage lady in her 50s who had pre-existing conditions, the state health department stated in a declaration Saturday.

Alaska reported one new death and 78 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday as active infection cases continued to ascend statewide.

In between citizens and nonresidents, there are 1,335 active cases of the disease statewide as of Saturday while 806 individuals were listed as recuperated. In overall, the state has seen 2,159 verified cases of COVID-19: 1,795 locals and 364 non-Alaskans.

According to the states COVID-19 data control panel updated Saturday, another individual validated to be infected with the infection was hospitalized, bringing that overall to 99 because the start of the pandemic.

In May and June, American Seafoods had crew members from three vessels test favorable for the illness, including four team members on the The American Triumph and 94 on the American Dynasty, The Seattle Times reported.

The states data control panel on Saturday showed that six nonresident seafood workers freshly checked positive for COVID-19 in Unalaska.

In the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, 4 individuals from Wasilla and two from Palmer evaluated favorable for COVID-19, state information showed.

In the Kenai Peninsula Borough, 2 homeowners of Seward and 4 Soldotna residents checked favorable, as did someone each from two smaller sized communities in the southern and northern parts of the borough.

Unalaska authorities announced Friday that six crew members of a Bering Sea trawler who arrived to “unload frozen item” there Thursday evaluated positive for COVID-19. The American Triumph vessel belongs to the American Seafoods fleet and left for Alaska from Oregon on June 27, according to a declaration from the company.

In Anchorage, brand-new cases include 31 residents and 4 nonresidents. There was also one case each including homeowners of Chugiak and Eagle River.

All seven individuals who reported signs on the vessel in Unalaska, including the 6 who checked favorable, have actually been separated, the city said. The other 112 crew members are being evaluated and tested, and crew members are otherwise restricted to the boat.

2 individuals from undefined locations in the Valdez-Cordova Census Area checked favorable as well, state numbers revealed. The state does not report the names of communities that have less than 1,000 homeowners as a way of personal privacy defense.

There were also new cases of COVID-19 including a resident of Ketchikan and a local of Utqiagvik, in addition to one case each among nonresidents in smaller neighborhoods within the Denali Borough and the Bristol Bay and Lake & & Peninsula boroughs. The state likewise noted a nonresident case connected with an unknown place.

Two people from Juneau and a nonresident there likewise tested positive, state information showed. On Friday, the city announced a case of community spread of the disease that was later on tied to 8 other new cases there associated with the seafood processor Alaska Glacier Seafoods.

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