Kodiak Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Update September 24, 2021

Sep 24, 2021

Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization

KODIAK, ALASKA, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 24, 2021

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

Twelve (12) new cases have been reported for the Kodiak Island Borough.

  • One (1) case was tested on 9/10/21
    • This case is travel related
  • Two (2) cases were tested on 9/21/21
    • One (1) case is a close contact of a previously reported case
    • One (1) case is classified as community spread
  • Seven (7) cases were tested on 9/23/21
    • One (1) case is travel related
    • One (1) case is a close contact of a previously reported case
    • Five (5) cases are classified as community spread
  • Two (2) cases were tested on 9/24/21
    • One (1) case is a close contact of a previously reported case
    • One (1) case is classified as community spread

The total case count associated with the Kodiak Island Borough is now one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-five (1995) with two hundred and seventeen (217) cases currently classified as active. There have been eighty (80) local hospitalizations associated with COVID-19, there are three (3) active cases currently hospitalized in Kodiak. Seven (7) deaths associated with COVID-19 have been officially reported for the Kodiak Island Borough. Visit the Kodiak Dashboard at https://bit.ly/3s0zusB or the State of Alaska data hub at https://covid19.alaska.gov for additional statistics.

COVID-19 IS A HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS VIRUS THAT SPREADS EASILY FROM PERSON TO PERSON.

A MASK MANDATE is in effect for public indoor activities.

IF YOU FEEL ILL, even if symptoms are mild, stay away from other people until you can be tested for COVID-19.

Contact a local medical clinic to be tested for COVID-19.

Maintain social distance when around others not in your household.

Contact your health care provider or pharmacist if you wish to be vaccinated.

Questions and concerns can be shared with the Emergency Operations Center by emailing PIO@city.kodiak.ak.us or by leaving a telephone message at (907) 486-8970.