COVID-19 Update: July 30, 2021

A simulated image of a novel coronavirus particle. Image courtesy of Fusion Medical

Nineteen novel coronavirus cases were reported in Cordova from July 28-29, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services announced. Of those cases, all 19 were residents.

A cumulative total of 268 coronavirus cases have been reported in Cordova, of which 246 have been Alaska residents and 22 have been non-residents, according to DHSS data. A cumulative total of four people who tested positive for the virus have been hospitalized in Cordova. A total of one person who tested positive for the virus has died in Cordova.

Fifty-two percent of people in the Valdez-Cordova Census Area have received at least one dose of novel coronavirus vaccine, according to DHSS data. Sixty-two percent of people age 12 and over in the census area have received at least one dose of vaccine.