Cordova reports 92nd virus case

Cordova Community Medical Center. (Jan. 5, 2021) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Cordova reported one new case of the novel coronavirus, Tuesday, Feb. 23. The newly identified case is related to the two travel-related cases reported Monday, Feb. 22.

Of the 92 local cases identified so far, only the three most recent are believed to be currently active. Seventy-five cases have been Cordova residents and 17 have been non-residents. Three cases have required hospitalization, according to data published by Ilanka Community Health Center. One Cordova resident who tested positive for the novel coronavirus died Nov. 18.

As of Feb. 22, 719 people in Cordova have received the first of two coronavirus vaccine shots, and 332 have received both shots, according to data published by the city.

Coronavirus testing is available at ICHC, Mondays and Fridays from 2-3 p.m.; and at Cordova Community Medical Center, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9-9:30 a.m.