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More than 2,800 cases reported over last five days
The state announced nearly 1,000 new cases reported in Alaska from Dec. 27 to Dec. 28
Six cases of the omicron variant have been detected in Alaska.
The program to test travelers will stop at Alaska airports at the end of January.
Alaska will no longer offer testing at airports in Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau beginning Feb. 1.
Vaccines, new strains, protests and hospital overflows marked 2021’s volatile year
Dramatic changes are seen in the number of students who have returned in person.
Alaska’s temporary health care workers head home after COVID surge
The facility was operating at 106% Monday, even without a lot of COVID hospitalizations.
The state reported an average of 159.1 cases per 100,000 people across the state cumulatively over the past seven days.
But it’s going to take proactive work, health officials say
COVID cases on the eastern peninsula have been rapidly declining since late September.
The case was reported in an Anchorage resident who had tested positive for the virus after traveling internationally.
On Friday, the state reported 453 new COVID cases, for a seven-day cumulative rolling average of 195 cases per day.
Anxiety and depression.
A Toyota Sienna minivan delivered the peninsula’s first COVID shots to Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna on Dec. 16 last year.
Peninsula reported 10 cases
A federal lawsuit challenging the ruling has temporarily blocked its enforcement.
Alaska remained at a high COVID transmission alert level Monday.
The policy went into effect on Nov. 29