The Kodiak Island COVID-19 count has climbed to 66 cases, with two new reports of infection.
One is travel-related. The other is a case of community transmission, the second reported so far.
The Kodiak Emergency Services Organization says both have been classified as active locally.
Staff from the Department of Public Health are in the process of conducting contact investigations and plan to stay in touch with the two people who have tested positive for COVID-19, to ensure self-isolation and self-care.
It’s been two weeks since there were positive cases reported, three on August 19th. Out of the 66 cases reported so far, 50 involve non-residents. About half are in the 20 to 29-year-old age group.
A reminder: the COVID-19 testing tent has moved to a new location. It was at East Side Elementary School but is now at the Bayside Fire Department on Rezanof Road.
To get a test, you will still need a referral from the Kodiak Area Native Association or the Kodiak Community Health Center. You can also contact your provider. Testing is available Monday through Friday, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.