Seven Alaskans have been diagnosed with COVID-19 since the last state report midday Tuesday.
A total of 300 cases have been identified in Alaska, with 110 of those cases known to be recovered, for a total of 190 active cases.
A total of nine Alaskans have died from the illness, including two who died out of state. No deaths have been reported in the last 48 hours. It has been 20 days since the first COVID-19 death occurred in Alaska.
There has been one more hospitalization in the past 24 hours, bringing that total to 35. However, most of those people are not currently hospitalized; nine have died and others have been released to recover at home.
The death rate in Alaska is currently 3 per 100 cases of the Wuhan coronavirus that is believed to have started in Wuhan, China late last year.
Alaska communities that added cases in the past 24 hours were: Anchorage (4), Juneau 2), and there is the first case diagnosed in the Kodiak area (1).
Total cases that have been diagnosed in Alaska, (including recovered and deaths):
- Anchorage: 143
- Kenai Peninsula: 16
- Fairbanks/North Star Borough: 79
- Southeast Fairbanks Census Area: 1
- Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area: 1
- Kodiak: 1
- Mat-Su Borough: 15
- Nome Area 1
- Juneau: 23
- Ketchikan: 15
- Petersburg: 2
- Craig: 2
- Bethel: 1