Three new cases of COVID-19 reported in two Alaska communities

May 18, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced three new cases of COVID-19 in Anchorage (2) and Willow (1). This brings the total Alaska case count to 399.

These cases reflect data from 12:00 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. on May 17 that posted at noon today on the Alaska Coronavirus Response Hub.

Of the new Alaska cases, one is male and two are female. One is aged 10-19; one is aged 20-29; and one is aged 30-39. There have been a total of 43 hospitalizations and 10 deaths with no new hospitalizations or deaths reported yesterday. Recovered cases now total 345, including one new recovered case recorded yesterday. A total of 35,611 tests have been conducted.

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