COVID-19 Update: Nov. 2, 2021

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

Five new COVID-19 cases were reported in Cordova between Oct. 26-Nov. 1, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services announced. All five of those cases were residents.

A cumulative total of 364 COVID-19 cases have been reported in Cordova, of which 337 have been Alaska residents and 27 have been non-residents. A cumulative total of seven people have been hospitalized with the virus in Cordova, of which six have been Alaska residents and one has been a non-resident. A cumulative total of three people have died of the virus in Cordova, of which all three have been Alaska residents.

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