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The state has neither imposed a mask nor a vaccine mandate throughout the course of the pandemic.
Quarantine, vaccination status and testing part of school district’s layered COVID mitigation plan.
The total revenue for the season, which was open from July 10-31, was about $485,600.
The state is also seeing a shift in the age range of people testing positive for COVID-19, according to state health officials.
The new policy, which was authorized by the Soldotna City Council during the council’s Wednesday night meeting, takes effect on Monday, Aug. 16 and applies to all city facilities.
The virus has mutated into a more transmissible strain while health care capacity is dwindling and the public is exhausted with mitigation efforts.
The Kenai Peninsula is second to last for vaccine rollout, only above the Matanuska-Susitna Borough’s 37.2% inoculation rate.
22.5% of all hospitalizations in the Gulf Coast — which includes the Kenai Peninsula — were COVID-related as of Tuesday.
Over the weekend the state reported another 826 resident and 37 nonresident COVID cases.
In mid-June, Kenai Peninsula COVID cases approached 0
Local hospitalizations reach levels not seen since pandemic’s peak last year
As of Tuesday, every census region in the state was categorized as high alert status.
Masks will be required on buses, but not mandated in classrooms
Data suggests that on average, one person with the delta variant will infect between five and eight other people.
The city was the latest peninsula municipality to mull the future of Zoom access.
Officials encourage vaccines as cases climb and more die of the virus
The funds were approved as part of the American Rescue Plan Act, or ARPA — a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus package.
DHSS only last month began sorting vaccination rates at the community level.
The borough has about $390,000 in remaining CARES Act funds.
An anonymous survey including six board members assigned letter grades between “A” and “F” to the board’s actions in the last year