Another COVID-19 death has occurred in the Kodiak community, as hospitalizations have increased, according to the Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization.
Fifteen patients having been hospitalized to date, and 3 patients are hospitalized currently.
44 new cases were reported on Saturday.
These cases included 15 community transmission cases, 27 close contact cases, and two travel related cases.
These cases represent one case not previously reported and tested on November 28th, two cases not previously reported and tested on November 30th, five cases not previously reported and tested on December 1st, seven cases not previously reported and tested on December 3rd, and 29 cases tested on December 4th.
This brings the total case count associated with the Kodiak Island Borough to 478 since the start of the pandemic. 190 cases are classified as active locally. 23 individuals have completed their isolation period and have been removed from the active list.
In a first, the EOC has not reported case counts for Monday stating that “public health staff are working to compile new case information received over the weekend. Updated EOC information will be in the EOC report tomorrow, December 8th.”
There are currently three sites offering Covid-19 testing in Kodiak:
Kodiak Area Native Association KANA
Monday-Friday: 8:30 am- 5:30 pm, Saturday: 10 am- 4 pm
Testing site: 3472 Rezonof Drive East (behind Eyecare Excellence)
Airport testing: Available only for incoming travelers and outgoing village/ remote site travelers.
Call for appointment: (907)-486-9870
Kodiak Community Health Center KCHC
Monday- Friday: 9 am- 12:15 pm
Testing site: 3248 Mill Bay Rd.
Call for appointment: (907)-481-5000
Kodiak Island Ambulatory Care Clinic KIACC
Monday- Friday: 9 am- 5 pm, Saturday: 9am-1 pm
Testing site: 202 Center Ave Suite 102
Call for appointment: (907)-486-6188