Kodiak Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Update August 2, 2021

Aug 2, 2021

Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization

KODIAK, ALASKA, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 2, 2021

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

Twenty-seven (27) new cases have been reported for the Kodiak Island Borough.

  • One (1) case was tested on 7/27/21
    • This case is considered community transmission
  • Two (2) cases were tested on 7/29/21
    • Both cases are considered community transmission
  • Ten (10) cases were tested on 7/30/21
    • Two (2) cases are close contracts of previously reported cases
    • All three (3) cases are considered community transmission; one individual is a non-resident
    • Five (5) cases have unknown transmission until contact tracing is complete
  • Eleven (11) cases were tested on 7/31/21
    • Two (2) cases are travel-related
    • Three (3) cases are close contacts of previously reported cases
    • One (1) case is considered community transmission
    • Five (5) cases have unknown transmission until contact tracing is complete
  • Three (3) cases were tested on 8/2/21
    • Two (2) cases are close contacts of previously reported cases
    • One (1) case is considered community transmission

This brings the current case count associated with the Kodiak Island Borough to one thousand, two hundred and forty-seven (1247); sixty-three (63) cases are classified as active locally.

To date, there have been a total of fifty-two (52) local hospitalizations and five (5) deaths associated with COVID-19. There are two active cases currently hospitalized in Kodiak.

  • If you are sick or believe you have may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus, stay home and away from others.
  • Contact your health care provider or local pharmacy if you wish to be vaccinated.
  • Wearing a mask in public is known to prevent spread of the virus.

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