Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Kodiak’s Emergency Operations Center confirms another COVID-related death, marking 11 total since start of the pandemic

Kodiak Island has recorded another COVID-related fatality. The Borough’s Emergency Operations Center announced the most recent local death in its case update Friday, Jan. 28, citing complications from the virus as the cause. No other details about the resident were released.  The EOC had updated its data for COVID-related fatalities on Wednesday, Jan. 26, to account for an Old Harbor …

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UPDATE: Tustumena schedule ‘is fluid,’ hopes to sail Saturday 13th, actual date depends on testing results

Alaska Ferry M/V Tusutmena

UPDATE:  Sailings for the M/V Tustumena are now said to be “fluid,” and while ferry officials hope to keep the original Saturday sailing, when the Tusty will actually depart Homer depends on test results. Kodiak’s local ferry office manager, Amanda Becker told KMXT on Monday evening the Tustumena will be disinfected, and then some tests will be taken to determine …

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UPDATED HEALTH MANDATE 10: Interstate and International Travel

The state health mandate requiring out of state travelers to quarantine for 14 days upon entering the state expires Friday. An update to state Health Mandate 10 lays out new testing requirements for people entering the state. Revised: June 3, 2020 By: Governor Mike Dunleavy Commissioner Adam Crum, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Dr. Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer, …

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EOC Statement on second COVID-19 case in Kodiak

KMXT received this press release from the Kodiak Emergency Operations Center on Wednesday morning. It is posted below with minimal editing. 20200603 Positive Test Announcement   KODIAK, ALASKA, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 3, 2020 We have received information from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) that there has been a positive test result for COVID-19 in Kodiak. …

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Seasonal cannery worker tests positive for COVID-19 in Cordova

The city of Cordova announced its first positive case of COVID-19 on Wednesday afternoon. The infected individual is an Ocean Beauty cannery worker who had recently traveled through Seattle and Anchorage, according to mayor Clay Koplin. The individual tested positive during a routine health screening while in a quarantine facility provided by the cannery. The sun sets over the harbor …

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