Kodiak COVID Count: New cases emerge, as mask mandate goes into effect

Following the implementation of a mask mandate on Kodiak late Friday evening, the Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization has published new COVID-19 case count numbers.

According to the Kodiak Area Emergency Services organization, Kodiak has gained 16 new cases, detailed in two updates on Saturday and Monday. Saturday’s update reported 14 new cases. Eleven of those cases were close contacts of previously announced cases, two cases are classified as general community spread, and one case is under investigation. Monday’s update added two more cases, both under investigation.

This brings the total case count to 233 since the start of the pandemic, with 67 cases classified as active. Twelve individuals completed their isolation period, and have been removed from the active case count.

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