Nine new cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed in three Alaska communities – Anchorage (7), Kenai (1), and Juneau (1). This brings the total case count in Alaska to 309.
However, 128 people have recovered in Alaska. That leaves 181 active cases of the Wuhan coronavirus that are known about in the state. Nearly half of all diagnosed cases are in Anchorage.
These new cases were reported from midnight until 11:59 pm. on April 16 and reflect data posted at noon today on coronavirus-response-alaska-dhss.hub.arcgis.com.
Of the new cases, two are male and seven are female. Two are aged 10-19; one is aged 20-29; two are aged 30-39; one is aged 40-49; one is aged 50-59; and two are aged 60-69.
There have been a total of 36 hospitalizations and nine deaths; this includes the one new hospitalization and no new deaths reported yesterday.
Total cases that have been diagnosed in Alaska, (including recovered and deaths):
- Anchorage: 150
- Kenai Peninsula: 17
- 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: 24
- Ketchikan: 15
- Petersburg: 2
- Craig: 2
- Bethel: 1