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New record set for largest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases

141 new cases driven in part by seafood industry outbreaks

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COVID-19 week in review: Nearly 400 new cases reported

There were 78 new cases of the disease reported Saturday.

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Alaskan dies from shellfish poisoning

It was the first death from paralytic shellfish poisoning in 10 years.

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57 new COVID-19 cases in Alaska, none on Kenai Peninsula

The state of Alaska reported 57 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday — 53 resident cases and four nonresident cases. The Kenai Peninsula, with 209… Continue reading

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As cases rise, Dunleavy says no new mandates

Chief Medical Officer Anne Zink urged Alaskans to make responsible decisions.

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10 new COVID-19 cases on the Kenai Peninsula

Statewide, 49 new cases in total were identified: 40 resident cases and nine nonresident cases.

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A chart produced by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services shows four risk factors in being infected by COVID-19. (Graph courtesy Alaska Department of Health and Social Services)

17th Alaskan dies of COVID-19

There were 23 new positive cases of COVID-19 announced Tuesday.

A chart produced by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services shows four risk factors in being infected by COVID-19. (Graph courtesy Alaska Department of Health and Social Services)
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State reports 30 new cases; hospitalizations reach new high

The cases include 28 residents and two nonresidents.

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COVID-19 week in review: Case count jumps; new hospitalizations, deaths reported

The current average positivity rate for all tests conducted is 1.39%.

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38 new resident COVID-19 cases seen

It was the largest single-day increase in new cases of COVID-19 among Alaska residents.

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Cars pass the City of Homer advisory signs on Wednesday morning, June 24, 2020, at Mile 172 Sterling Highway near West Hill Road in Homer, Alaska. The sign also reads “Keep COVID-19 out of Homer.” (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

‘Don’t get complacent,’ governor says of pandemic

Alaska saw 36 new cases of COVID-19 in residents and 12 new nonresident cases.

Cars pass the City of Homer advisory signs on Wednesday morning, June 24, 2020, at Mile 172 Sterling Highway near West Hill Road in Homer, Alaska. The sign also reads “Keep COVID-19 out of Homer.” (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson testifies before state senators during a confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in Juneau. (Becky Bohrer | Associated Press File)

Clarkson says city mask order doesn’t apply to state offices

Anchorage mayor signed an order Friday requiring face coverings in certain indoor public settings.

Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson testifies before state senators during a confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in Juneau. (Becky Bohrer | Associated Press File)
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COVID-19 in Alaska: By the numbers

Recent cases have been identified after possible exposure in bars and other similar venues.

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From left, Rep. Geran Tarr, D- Anchorage, Rep. Tiffany Zulkosky, D-Bethel and Rep. Sharon Jackson, R- Eagle River, hold a hearing for the Alaska House Health and Social Services Committee on the State’s COVID-19 response at the Anchorage Legislative Office in Anchorage on June 24, 2020. (Screenshot by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Zink at hearing urges public to wear masks, socially distance

The state is strongly encouraging the wearing of masks, but will not require it.

From left, Rep. Geran Tarr, D- Anchorage, Rep. Tiffany Zulkosky, D-Bethel and Rep. Sharon Jackson, R- Eagle River, hold a hearing for the Alaska House Health and Social Services Committee on the State’s COVID-19 response at the Anchorage Legislative Office in Anchorage on June 24, 2020. (Screenshot by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
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State reports 21 new virus cases

The new cases include 14 residents and 7 nonresidents.

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Dr. Anne Zink, Alaska’s chief medical officer, addresses reporters during a Wendesday, March 25, 2020 press conference in the Atwood Building in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Office of the Governor)

Dr. Anne Zink talks testing, travel screening with Homer council

Council members asked what more can be done to ensure communities are protected from the virus.

Dr. Anne Zink, Alaska’s chief medical officer, addresses reporters during a Wendesday, March 25, 2020 press conference in the Atwood Building in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Office of the Governor)
This undated file photo provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows CDC’s laboratory test kit for the new coronavirus. (CDC via AP, File)

COVID-19 cases continue to climb

Ten new cases were reported in Alaska on Monday.

This undated file photo provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows CDC’s laboratory test kit for the new coronavirus. (CDC via AP, File)