COVID-19 Update: Aug. 31, 2021

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

Four novel coronavirus cases were reported in Cordova from Aug. 23-29, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services announced. Of those cases, all four were residents.

A cumulative total of 308 coronavirus cases have been reported in Cordova, of which 285 have been Alaska residents and 23 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-four percent of people in the Valdez-Cordova Census Area have received at least one dose of novel coronavirus vaccine, according to DHSS data. Sixty-five percent of people age 12 and over in the census area have received at least one dose of vaccine.