COVID-19 Update: Nov. 9, 2021

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

Nine new COVID-19 cases were reported in Cordova between Nov. 2-8, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services announced. All nine of those cases were residents.

A cumulative total of 372 COVID-19 cases have been reported in Cordova, of which 345 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-two percent of people age 5 and over in the census area have received at least one dose of vaccine.