Kodiak COVID Count: Surge of community spread cases push active case count higher

With a surge in community spread cases of COVID-19, Kodiak now stands at the precipice of 200 cases since the start of the pandemic.

Seven new cases have been reported for the Kodiak Island Borough by the Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization. Two cases are Kodiak Island Residents who are close contacts of previously announced cases, and five cases are Kodiak Island Residents whose contraction of the virus is general community spread. Contact tracing is underway.

This brings the total case count for the Kodiak Island Borough to 192 cases since the start of the pandemic. 45 cases are currently considered active. A travel-related case from October 27th which was not previously announced was added to the total case count following a review of records.

 

 

Posted by Kodiak Emergency Operations Center on Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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