Kodiak COVID Count: Cases continue to rise

As COVID-19 penetrates deeper into rural Alaska, more cases have been discovered on Kodiak. According to the Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization, eight new cases have been reported for the Kodiak Island Borough.

One case is a Kodiak Island Resident who had recently travelled, one case is a Kodiak Island Resident whose contraction of the virus is believed to be community spread, two cases are Kodiak Island residents who are close contacts of previously announced cases, and four cases are Kodiak Island Residents whose contraction of the virus is currently under investigation.

Contact tracing is underway. This brings the case count for the Kodiak Island Borough to 171 since the start of the pandemic. 27 cases are currently classified as active. Seven individuals recently completed their isolation period and have been removed from the roster.

Posted by Kodiak Emergency Operations Center on Monday, November 16, 2020

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