April 27, 2020 — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced four new cases of COVID-19 in three communities: Anchorage (2), Eagle River (1) and Wasilla (1). This brings the total case count to 345.
This reflects data from 12:00 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. on April 26 that posted at noon today on the DHSS Coronavirus Response AK COVID-19 Cases and Testing Dashboard.
Of the new cases, three are male and one is female. Two are aged 20-29; one is aged 40-49; and one is aged 50-59. There have been a total of 37 hospitalizations and nine deaths with one new hospitalization and no new deaths reported yesterday. Recovered cases now total 218, including one new recovered case recorded yesterday.
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