Kodiak Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Update January 26, 2021

Jan 27, 2022

Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization 

KODIAK, ALASKA, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 26, 2022 

Weekly COVID-19 Case Update 

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

One Hundred and Twelve (112) new cases have been reported for the Kodiak Island Borough since the last announcement on January 24, 2022: 

  • Eleven (11) cases were tested on 1/18/22 Two of these cases are travel related 
  • Three (3) cases were tested on 1/19/22 
  • Five (5) cases were tested on 1/20/22 
  • Five (5) cases were tested on 1/21/22 
  • Five (5) cases were tested on 1/22/22 
  • Three (3) cases were tested on 1/23/22  Fifty (50) cases were tested on 1/24/22 
  • Twenty-nine (29) cases were tested on 1/25/22 
  • One (1) case was tested on 1/26/22 

Unless otherwise specified, cases are classified as community spread. 

The total case count associated with the Kodiak Island Borough is now four thousand three hundred and ninety-six (4396) with three hundred and eighty-three (383) cases currently classified as active. There have been one hundred and fourteen (114) local hospitalizations associated with COVID-19, and there are five active cases currently hospitalized in Kodiak. 

On December 28, 2021 the State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services announced the death of a male in his 60’s for the Kodiak Island Borough and we, unfortunately, missed this. We believe this person is a Kodiak Island Borough resident who contracted the virus, was hospitalized and passed away while off island. We offer our apologies and condolences to the family and friends of this man. This case accounts for the tenth death associated with COVID-19 officially reported for the Kodiak Island Borough. 

COVID-19 is a highly contagious virus. Please take appropriate precautions to keep yourself healthy and to prevent further spread of the virus in our community. 

Get tested as soon as possible if you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 

Stay home and away from other people if you are not feeling well 

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. 

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