The Kodiak Emergency Operations Center announced one new case of COVID-19 on Wednesday. 

The case is a resident and a close contact of a previous case. The individual was in quarantine prior to testing and will remain there until they are recovered, the press release from the EOC said. 

That brings Kodiak’s total cases to 71, with six being active. The new case is the second in two days and the seventh since the start of September, according to Kodiak COVID Dashboard. 

The state of Alaska reported 65 new residents cases and one new nonresident case on Wednesday. This brings the total case count to 5,896, with 2,137 recovered and 3,717 still active, according to the Alaska COVID Dashboard. Forty-two Alaskans have died. 

Of the 65 new resident cases, 34 were in Anchorage, 11 were in Juneau, seven were in Fairbanks, three were in North Pole, two each were in Douglas and Soldotna, and one each was in Bethel Census Area, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Homer, Metlakatla, Nome Census Area and Utqiagvik.

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