“I still think distance learning has possibilities, but to this point it has not been as successful as everyone thought it would be,” Sen. Gary Stevens said
The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services on Tuesday, July 14, announced 54 more Alaskans in nine communities had tested positive, plus 14 nonresidents. Overall 1,579 residents have tested positive, plus 320 nonresidents.
New cases of the novel coronavirus reached into the triple digits during the weekend, to include 93 residents in 18 communities, including Cordova, plus 23 nonresidents in six areas of Alaska.
Numbers of people testing positive for the novel coronavirus in Alaska are mounting, with 78 new cases on Saturday, July 11, the highest single-day count yet, state health officials said.
Statewide the number of residents infected rose to 1,323, and the number of infected nonresidents to 258. Eighty people have been hospitalized and 588 have recovered, including 17 new recoveries reported on July 9, state health officials said. The death toll remains at 17.
Pacific halibut caught and sampled during the first of International Pacific Halibut Commission’s 2020 Fishery-Independent Setline Survey were expected to be up for sale this week, to offset costs associated with conducting the survey.
Commercial harvesters got another shot at the Copper River on Monday, June 6, and delivered to processors some 13,663 fish, the bulk of them sockeyes.
Numbers of Alaskans infected with COVID-19 continue to rise in the double digits. As of July 9, the addition of 49 more people infected with COVID-19 boosted the statewide total to 1,272, plus 251 nonresidents.
On the back side of an Independence Day weekend subdued by a global pandemic, the number of those infected with COVID-19 continue to rise.
Fifty-seven mushers have signed up for the 49th running of the 2021 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, using a virtual process in lieu of the traditional musher signups at Iditarod headquarters in Wasilla, held on the last Saturday of June.