Kodiak Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Case Weekly Update June 11 – June 17, 2021

Jun 18, 2021

KODIAK, ALASKA, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 18, 2021

KODIAK COVID-19 WEEKLY CASE UPDATE: June 11 – June 17, 2021

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

Two (2) new cases have been reported for the Kodiak Island Borough.

  • One (1) case was tested on 6/12/21 and is travel-related
  • One (1) case was tested on 6/16/21 and is considered community transmission

This brings the current case count associated with the Kodiak Island Borough to one thousand, one hundred and thirty-five (1135); three (3) cases are classified as active locally.

To date, there have been a total of forty-nine (49) local hospitalizations and five (5) deaths associated with COVID-19. There are no active cases currently hospitalized in Kodiak.

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.