News Release: September 11 Case Count Update

Sitka Unified Command received information from Public Health Officials on one positive test result for COVID-19 in Sitka on Thursday, September 10.

Sitka’s positive test count is now at 42 resident cases, 17 non-resident cases, and 1 hospitalization. The State of Alaska is reporting 6,020 cumulative resident cases statewide. Data is provisional and may change.  Please note that occasionally there is a lag between cases being reported on the DHSS data dashboard and what local communities report as details are confirmed and documentation is received.

The confirmed case is a male resident, age 20-29, who was asymptomatic and received COVID-19 testing on September 3.

To view more data visit: coronavirus-response-alaska-dhss.hub.arcgis.com

Additional information on COVID-19 is available through the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) at https://covid19.alaska.gov/ and SEARHC at www.covid19.searhc.org.

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