Kodiak Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Case Update April 30, 2021
Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization
KODIAK, ALASKA, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 30, 2021
The Kodiak Emergency Operations Center has received new COVID-19 case information for the Kodiak Island Borough.
Five (5) new cases have been reported for the Kodiak Island Borough.
Five (5) cases were tested on4/29/21
One (1) case is travelrelated
Three (3) cases are close contacts of a preveiously reportedcase
One (1) case is communityspread
This brings the current case count associated with the Kodiak Island Borough to one thousand, one hundred and eighteen (1118); eight (8) cases are classified as active locally; there are no active cases currently hospitalized in Kodiak.
To date, there have been a total number of forty-five (45) local hospitalizations and five (5) deaths associated with COVID-19.
The COVID-19 virus is highly contagious and is still present in our community; please continue to take appropriate precautions to keep yourself and our community healthy.
Wash your handsoften.
Wear a mask when inpublic.
Stay home and away from others if you are not feelingwell!
When planning travel, plan for a few days off at home and testing before returning to normal activities in case you have carried the virus withyou.
Contact your health care provider or local pharmacy if you wish to bevaccinated.