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Although a child hasn’t been admitted as an inpatient for COVID at the facility, there have been multiple kids who have tested positive.
As of Monday morning, there were 21 COVID inpatients, with 7 of them in the intensive care unit and 1 on a ventilator.
“If you really want to do away with masks, vaccine is the way to do that.”
More than 3,500 COVID-19 cases were reported in Alaska over the last week.
More than 60 COVID-19 cases have been reported in 22 district schools.
ARPA funds are in addition to money received through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.
The strain isn’t necessarily due to a shortage of hospital beds or ventilators, but a shortage of hospital staff.
The state reported 730 new COVID-19 new cases on Thursday
They include a Soldotna man in his 40s and a nonresident woman in her 70s who died in Soldotna.
That includes 70 resident cases on the central peninsula.
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State doctors say ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine aren’t effective at treating COVID-19.
The district is experiencing “supply chain challenges”
Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink said the surge has imposed challenges on hospitals and health care workers.
Doors start closing again due to increasing peninsula case counts.
Numerous businesses close for a day or longer for testing of staff as 400th Alaskan dies of COVID-19.
686 COVID cases reported statewide on Thursday
Safeway issued a press release on Thursday stating that additional doses are available at its pharmacies.