Kodiak Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Update November 17, 2021

Nov 18, 2021

Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization

KODIAK, ALASKA, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 17, 2021

Weekly COVID-19 Case Update

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

Twenty-three (23) new cases have been reported for the Kodiak Island Borough.

  • Three (3) cases were tested on 11/8/21
  • One (1) case was tested on 11/9/21
  • Four (4) cases were tested on 11/10/21
  • Two (2) cases were tested on 11/11/21
  • Three (3) cases were tested on 11/12/21
  • Eight (8) cases were tested on 11/15/21
  • Two (2) cases were tested on 11/16/21

One case is travel related and the rest are classified as community spread.

The total case count associated with the Kodiak Island Borough is now two thousand, seven hundred and thirty-seven (2737) with forty-six (46) cases currently classified as active. There have been ninety-three (93) local hospitalizations associated with COVID-19, and there are no active cases currently hospitalized in Kodiak. Nine (9) deaths associated with COVID-19 have been officially reported for the Kodiak Island Borough.

COVID-19 IS A HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS VIRUS THAT SPREADS EASILY FROM PERSON TO PERSON. Please follow the recommended protocols: IF YOU FEEL ILL, even if symptoms are mild, stay away from other people until you can be tested for COVID-19. Wear a mask when participating in indoor activities 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.