Today (Wednesday) the Kodiak Emergency Operations Center reported sixty-eight (68) new cases of COVID 19 for the Kodiak Island Borough.
These cases were tested during a twelve-day span between October 8th and October 20th. Fifty-five of the cases were tested in a four-day period between October 14th and October 18th. In the past two days five cases have tested positive.
All cases are now classified as community spread.
Another death has also been reported for the Kodiak Island Borough.
One hundred nineteen (119) cases are currently classified as active locally. There is one (1) active case currently hospitalized in Kodiak.
Two thousand four hundred ninety-five (2495) cases, eighty-eight (88) local hospitalizations, and nine (9) deaths are now officially associated with COVID 19 for the Kodiak Island Borough.
A mask mandate is in effect for public indoor activities.
Residents are encouraged to stay home if ill, even if you have mild symptoms. Keep your distance from others whenever possible, and wear masks where appropriate.
Vaccinations and COVID tests are available from the Kodiak Area Native Association at (907) 486-9800 and the Kodiak Community Health Center at 481-5000. Vaccinations are also available at the Safeway and Walmart pharmacies.
The EOC Public Information Office can be contacted at:
Here is the Kodiak COVID dashboard: