Kodiak Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Update October 7, 2021

Oct 7, 2021

Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization

KODIAK, ALASKA, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 7, 2021

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

Eight (8) new cases have been reported for the Kodiak Island Borough.

  • All eight (8) cases were tested on 10/6/21

The Kodiak Public Health Office is now classifying the means of transmission for all COVID-19 cases in our community as community spread.

The total case count associated with the Kodiak Island Borough is now two thousand, two hundred and ninety-six (2296) with one hundred and ninety-seven (197) cases currently classified as active. There have been eighty-four (84) local hospitalizations associated with COVID-19 and there is one (1) active case 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 pharmacy 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.