Kodiak reported one new case of COVID-19 on Friday and no new cases on Saturday. 

There are currently four active cases in Kodiak. No one is hospitalized. 

Vaccine efforts are ongoing, with a new swathe of Alaskans eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine as of last week. School staff, seafood processing workers over the age of 50, anyone over 50 with a high-risk medical condition, and many others are now permitted to make appointments. 

Visit covidvax.alaska.gov or call 907-646-3322 for more information about how to make an appointment. 

Locally, Walmart, Safeway, Kodiak Community Health Center, KANA and Kodiak Island Ambulatory Care Clinic are offering vaccine appointments though supplies are limited. 

On Friday, the Department of Health and Social Services announced two deaths of Alaska residents and 144 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. The deaths were a man from Anchorage in his 60s and a woman from Wasilla over the age of 80. 

Of the new cases, 134 were residents: 46 in Anchorage, 21 in Wasilla, 12 in Palmer, five in Bristol Bay & Lake and Peninsula, five Fairbanks, five in Kenai, four in Copper River Census Area, four in Eagle River, four in Kusilvak Census Area, four in Unalaska, four in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, three in Dillingham, three in Juneau, three in North Pole, two in Bethel Census Area, two in Girdwood, two in Nikiski and one each in Aleutians East Borough, Seward, Skagway, Soldotna and Utqiagvik. 

Ten of the new cases were non-residents. Four were in the Aleutians East Borough, in the seafood industry. One was in Unalaska with the seafood industry, and one each in Fairbanks, Wasilla and Bristol Bay & Lake and Peninsula all with purpose under investigation. Two others were with the location under investigation, one in seafood and one in North Slope oil. 

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