Five new cases of COVID-19 announced in three Alaska communities
April 19, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced five new cases of COVID-19 in three Alaska communities – Anchorage (3), Palmer (1), and Petersburg (1). This brings the total case count in Alaska to 319.
These new cases were reported from 12:00 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. on April 18 and reflect data posted at noon today on coronavirus-response-alaska-dhss.hub.arcgis.com.
Of the new cases, three are male and two are female. Two are aged 30-39; one is aged 40-49; and two
are aged 60-69. There have been a total of 36 hospitalizations and nine deaths with no new
hospitalizations or deaths reported yesterday. Recovered cases now total 153, including six new
recovered cases recorded yesterday.
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