The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services on Sunday announced three new case of COVID-19 in Alaska. The cases were from Anchorage (2) and Kenai Peninsula (1).
This brings the total case count in Alaska to 368.
Recovered cases now total 262, including eight new recovered cases recorded since Friday. A total of 21,578 tests have been conducted.
This reflects data from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. on May 2 that posted at Sunday on the DHSS Coronavirus Response AK COVID-19 Cases and Testing Dashboard.
No additional hospitalizations or deaths have been reported. There have been a total of 36 hospitalizations and nine deaths among Alaskans who have been infected with the Wuhan coronavirus. There are currently 12 Alaskans hospitalized with the illness.
The death rate in Alaska from COVID-19 stands at 2.44 percent. As for hospitalizations, nearly 10 percent of those who have gotten the virus have had to be hospitalized.
Globally, about 3.4% of reported COVID-19 cases have died.