No new cases of COVID-19 reported in Alaska

May 19, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced no new cases of COVID-19. The total Alaska case count remains at 399.

This report reflects data from 12:00 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. on May 18 that posted at noon today on the Alaska Coronavirus Response Hub.

There have been a total of 43 hospitalizations and 10 deaths with no new hospitalizations or deaths reported yesterday. Recovered cases now total 348, including three new recovered cases recorded yesterday. A total of 36,380 tests have been conducted.

The Alaska Department of Corrections (DOC) also announced today a positive case in an inmate at the Anchorage Correctional Complex. DHSS’ Section of Epidemiology and Division of Public Health Nursing will work closely with DOC on the investigation and contact tracing. The case will be included in tomorrow’s case count for May 19.

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