An extended care nursing facility in Anchorage is the epicenter of a burst of COVID-19 cases in Anchorage. 12 of the 27 cases in the past 24 hours were found at the Providence Transitional Care Center in Anchorage. of the 12 cases, the majority were in residents but some were in care givers.
A resident of the center tested positive on May 29. After that became known, an outdoor testing site was set up and a large number of tests were conducted. The facility has been closed to visitors since late March.
The details were made public at a press conference this afternoon with Gov. Mike Dunleavy.