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)
In this July 30, 2019, file photo, University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen speaks at a meeting in Anchorage, Alaska. Johnsen, the embattled University of Alaska president, has resigned, the university announced Monday, June 22, 2020. The change in leadership was a mutual decision made after Johnsen consulted with the Board of Regents, according to a statement. His biography was immediately removed from the university’s web page. (AP Photo/Dan Joling, File)

Embattled Johnsen resigns as UA president

Johnsen’s resignation announcement came a week after the faculty union demanded he quit.

In this July 30, 2019, file photo, University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen speaks at a meeting in Anchorage, Alaska. Johnsen, the embattled University of Alaska president, has resigned, the university announced Monday, June 22, 2020. The change in leadership was a mutual decision made after Johnsen consulted with the Board of Regents, according to a statement. His biography was immediately removed from the university’s web page. (AP Photo/Dan Joling, File)
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State reports 19 new COVID-19 cases

Twelve of the new cases are Alaska residents and seven are nonresidents.

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In this July 13, 2007, file photo, workers with the Pebble Mine project test drill in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska, near the village of Iliamma. The Pebble Limited Partnership, which wants to build a copper and gold mine near the headwaters of a major U.S. salmon fishery in southwest Alaska, says it plans to offer residents in the region a dividend. (AP Photo/Al Grillo, File)

Pebble proposes dividend program for controversial mine

The Pebble Partnership said at least $3 million a year would be distributed once construction begins

In this July 13, 2007, file photo, workers with the Pebble Mine project test drill in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska, near the village of Iliamma. The Pebble Limited Partnership, which wants to build a copper and gold mine near the headwaters of a major U.S. salmon fishery in southwest Alaska, says it plans to offer residents in the region a dividend. (AP Photo/Al Grillo, File)
Survey sheds light on what worries Alaska’s fishermen

Survey sheds light on what worries Alaska’s fishermen

779 fishermen shared their primary concerns from before and after the coronavirus outbreak.

Survey sheds light on what worries Alaska’s fishermen
This 2020 electron microscope made available by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention image shows the spherical coronavirus particles from the first U.S. case of COVID-19. (C.S. Goldsmith, A. Tamin/CDC via AP)

COVID-19 cases rise on peninsula, elsewhere

The 20 new cases bring Alaska’s total number of COVID-19 cases among residents to 696

This 2020 electron microscope made available by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention image shows the spherical coronavirus particles from the first U.S. case of COVID-19. (C.S. Goldsmith, A. Tamin/CDC via AP)
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4 new cases of COVID-19, one on peninsula

One nonresident case was reported in a seafood industry worker in the Aleutians East Census Area.

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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)

17 new resident COVID cases, 3 on peninsula

Thursday’s case count update brings the number of active cases on the peninsula to 66.

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)
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Kenai Peninsula passes Fairbanks North Star Borough in COVID-19 case count

The state announced cases in Homer, Nikiski, Seward, Soldotna and an unidentified peninsula community.

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

Zink urges personal responsibility as cases rise

Officials discuss the COVID-19 pandemic, rent and mortgage relief and testing out-of-state visitors.

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