No new COVID-19 cases reported

The total number of cases in Alaska stands at 383, with 38 total hospitalizations and 10 deaths.

The state reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, as well as no new hospitalizations or deaths.

The total number of cases in Alaska stands at 383, with 38 total hospitalizations and 10 deaths associated with COVID-19 since the beginning of the outbreak. Twelve people with the disease are currently hospitalized, according to the Alaska Coronavirus Response Hub.

Four additional people have recovered from the disease since Tuesday, bringing that total to 338.

A total of 30,649 tests for COVID-19 have been conducted across the state. Locally, Central Peninsula Hospital has performed 721 tests, with 686 coming back negative, seven coming back positive and 28 pending results. Currently, anyone exhibiting symptoms associated with COVID-19 can be tested.

Symptoms associated with COVID-19 include fever, cough, fatigue, loss of appetite, shortness of breath, increased sputum (phlegm) production, chills, diminished sense of taste or smell, diarrhea, headaches, muscle aches, nausea, rashes, sore throat and congestion.

To find a testing location near you, visit Alaska’s Testing Site Locator.

The 383 cases in Alaska are distributed among 26 different communities. In the Anchorage Municipality, 173 cases are from Anchorage, six are from Chugiak, 13 are from Eagle River and three are from Girdwood.

On the Kenai Peninsula, two are from Anchor Point, four are from Homer, six are from Kenai, three are from Seward, six are from Soldotna and three are from Sterling. Both of the Anchor Point residents who tested positive have since died: One was a man in his 30s who died while out of state, and the other was a man in his 80s who died after being hospitalized in Homer.

In the Fairbanks North Star Borough, Fairbanks has 66 cases and North Pole has 18.

In the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Palmer has nine cases and Wasilla has 12.

In the Southeast, Juneau has 29 cases, Ketchikan has 16, Petersburg has four and Craig has two.

Kodiak, Delta Junction, Tok, Nome, Sitka, Bethel, the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area and an unidentified community in the Fairbanks North Star Borough each have one case. Cases within communities of less than 1000 people are included in the count for their borough or census area but are not individually reported.

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