Cordova reports 37th virus case

Cordova, Alaska. (Nov. 2, 2020) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Cordova reported its 37th case of the novel coronavirus Thursday, Nov. 5. The newly identified coronavirus-positive individual is a Cordova resident, officials announced.

As of Nov. 5, all but two of the 37 locally reported virus cases are presumed recovered. Of those 37 cases, 24 have been Cordova residents and 13 have been non-residents. There have been no local coronavirus cases requiring hospitalization.

In an announcement, city officials urged residents not to become complacent about the risk posed by the coronavirus. The city’s testing capacity remains strong, and health care providers are preparing for the deployment of coronavirus immunizations, City Manager Helen Howarth said.

More information can be found at the city of Cordova’s online COVID-19 dashboard.