Update: Cases of the novel coronavirus in Alaska reached a new daily high of 231 people as of Sunday, July 26, including 186 Alaskans and 45 nonresidents.
Parts of Alaska are under a tsunami warning after an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.8 Tuesday, July 21.
Update: Eight more nonresident seafood workers from Southeast Alaska to the city of Kodiak are among the latest 111 people testing positive for COVID-19, state health officials said.
Update: On Saturday, July 18, the state Department of Health and Social Services announced that another 62 residents and 16 nonresidents are the latest to be diagnosed with COVID-19.
“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
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.
COVID-19 cases continue to spike in Alaska. Twenty-five new cases were reported on Monday, June 29, among them 21 residents of eight communities and four nonresidents, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services said.
COVID-19 case numbers rose sharply this week, including the addition of a dozen nonresident seafood workers in Dillingham and two more in Cordova.
Update: Thirty-three new residents tested positive for COVID-19 during the weekend, along with four additional nonresidents, boosting the statewide count of COVID-19 cases in Alaska to 755, plus 106 nonresidents, mostly seafood industry workers.
Update: COVID-19’s march across Alaska has picked up speed again, with the number of newly infected back in double digits, including 32 new cases within two days.