COVID at a glance for Thursday, Oct. 21

The latest local and state numbers.

  • Thursday, October 21, 2021 6:53pm
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Numbers come from reports from the City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center and the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, as well as updates from the Alaska Coronavirus Response Hub and City and Borough of Juneau COVID-19 Dashboard.

Local numbers

Alert level: 3- High

New cases: 31 residents

Active cases: Not provided.

Test positivity rate: 5%

Cumulative cases: 3,527 residents, 304 nonresidents

Current hospitalizations:2

New deaths: 0

Cumulative deaths: 12 residents, 1 nonresident

Vaccination information: 84.4% of Juneau’s eligible population (72.7% overall) has received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 80.1% of Juneau’s eligible population ( 69% overall) have completed a full vaccination series.

State numbers

Alert level: High

New cases: 1,001 residents, 23 nonresidents

Test positivity rate: 10.4%

Cumulative cases: 127,250 residents and 5,174 nonresidents

Current hospitalizations: 245

New deaths: 1

Cumulative deaths: 668 residents, 24 nonresidents

Vaccination information: 64.5% of Alaska’s eligible population ( 53.7% overall) has received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 59.6% of eligible Alaskans (49.7% overall) have completed a full vaccination series.

— Juneau Empire

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