Alaska reports 100 new COVID-19 cases; almost all are in residents

  • Source: Anchorage Daily News
  • Published: 08/10/2020 12:00 AM

As the number of active COVID-19 cases in Alaska continues to climb, the state reported 100 new cases Sunday and three new hospitalizations, according to data from the Department of Health and Social Services. That brings the state’s total active cases to 3,178, with 1,590 currently active in Anchorage. More than half of the new cases are in Anchorage; 59 cases were reported there Sunday, including two in Eagle River and two in Chugiak. The state reported 16 new resident cases in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough; of those, eight are in Wasilla, three are in Willow, two in Palmer and one each in Big Lake, Houston and Sutton-Alpine. Fairbanks North Star Borough has eight new resident cases, with seven in Fairbanks and one in North Pole. The Juneau area has six new resident cases, with two of those in Douglas.


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