Kodiak Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Update September 28, 2021

Sep 28, 2021

Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization

KODIAK, ALASKA, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 28, 2021

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

Forty-seven (47) new cases have been reported for the Kodiak Island Borough.

All cases are classified as Community Spread

  • One (1) case was tested on 9/19/21
  • One (1) case was tested on 9/23/21
  • One (1) case was tested on 9/24/21
  • Thirteen (13) cases were tested on 9/25/21
  • Twenty-six (26) cases were tested on 9/27/21
  • Five (5) cases were tested on 9/28/21

The total case count associated with the Kodiak Island Borough is now two thousand, one hundred and twenty-seven (2127) with two hundred and twenty-seven (227) cases currently classified as active. There have been eighty (83) 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 A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER OR PHARMACY 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.