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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

04/22/20 Six new cases of COVID-19 announced in three Alaska communities


Contact:  Clinton Bennett, DHSS, (907) 269-4996,

Six new cases of COVID-19 announced in three Alaska communities

April 22, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced six new cases of COVID-19 in three Alaska communities – Anchorage (4), Wasilla (1) and Juneau (1). This brings the total case count in Alaska to 335.

These new cases were reported from 12:00 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. on April 21 and reflect data posted at noon today on

Of the new cases, two are male and four are female. Three are under the age of 10; one is aged 10-19; and two are aged 20-29. There have been a total of 36 hospitalizations and nine deaths with no new hospitalizations or deaths reported yesterday. Recovered cases now total 196, including 28 new recovered cases recorded yesterday.


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