Kodiak Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Case Update May 28, 2021

Jun 5, 2021

Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization

KODIAK, ALASKA, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 28, 2021 KODIAK COVID-19 WEEKLY CASE UPDATE: May 21-27, 2021

The Kodiak Emergency Operations Center has received new COVID-19 case information for the Kodiak Island Borough.

Six (6) new cases have been reported for the Kodiak Island Borough.

  • One (1) case was tested on 5/20/21 and is considered community transmission
  • One (1) case was tested on 5/24/21 and is considered community transmission
  • Four (4) cases were tested on 5/25/21
    • Two (2) cases are considered community transmission
    • Two (2) cases are considered close contacts of previously announced cases

This brings the current case count associated with the Kodiak Island Borough to one thousand, one hundred and thirty (1130); seven (7) cases are classified as active locally.

To date, there have been a total number of forty-seven (47) local hospitalizations and five (5) deaths associated with COVID-19. One (1) active case is currently hospitalized in Kodiak; one

(1) case was transported off island for a higher level of care.

The COVID-19 virus is highly contagious and is still present in our community; please continue to take appropriate precautions to keep yourself and our community healthy.

  • Wash your hands often.
  • Stay home and away from others if you are not feeling well!
  • When planning travel, plan for a few days off at home and testing before returning to normal activities in case you have carried the virus with you.
  • Contact your health care provider or local pharmacy if you wish to be vaccinated.
  • Continue to wear a mask in public places if you are not vaccinated.