Kodiak Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Update July 26, 2021

Jul 26, 2021

Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization

KODIAK, ALASKA, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 26, 2021

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

The COVID-19 virus is highly contagious, and we are experiencing an outbreak of the virus in our community. Please continue to take appropriate precautions to keep yourself and our community healthy.

If you are sick or believe you have may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus, please stay home and away from others.

Seven (7) new cases have been reported for the Kodiak Island Borough.

  • One (1) case was tested on 7/21/21 and is a non-resident travel-related case
  • Six (6) cases were tested on 7/24/21
    • One (1) case is travel-related
    • One (1) case is a close contact of a previously reported case
    • Four (4) cases are considered community transmission

This brings the current case count associated with the Kodiak Island Borough to one thousand, one hundred and ninety-one (1191); forty-two (42) cases are classified as active locally.

To date, there have been a total of fifty (50) local hospitalizations and five (5) deaths associated with COVID-19. There are no active cases currently hospitalized in Kodiak.

If you have any questions, please contact the EOC Public Information Office at (907) 486-8970 and leave a message.