The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services on Saturday announced one new case of COVID-19 in Alaska, in the community of Fairbanks.
This brings the total case count to 365. Recovered cases now total 261, including seven new recovered cases recorded Friday. A total of 21,399 tests have been conducted.
This reflects data from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. on May 1 that posted at noon Saturday on the DHSS Coronavirus Response AK COVID-19 Cases and Testing Dashboard.
The new case is a male, aged 60-69.
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. One new hospitalization was recorded yesterday, but it offset another hospitalization that was listed but was not verified.