One new positive COVID-19 case was announced for Kodiak Island on Monday by the Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization. 

The case is a Kodiak resident whose contraction of the virus is under investigation. 

“Contact investigation is underway. Staff from the Department of Public Health will remain in contact with the individual to ensure self-isolation and care,” said an EOC press release. 

The new positive case brings the total Kodiak Island cases to 103, with five classified as active. 

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services announced 348 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, with just one from a nonresident. 

Of the total resident cases, 142 were from Anchorage; 59 from Wasilla; 22 from Fairbanks; 19 from Palmer; 13 from Kenai; 13 from North Pole; 13 from Soldotna; 10 from Eagle River; 10 from Fairbanks North Star Borough; nine from Chevak; eight from Juneau; five from Sterling; three from Homer; two each from the Bethel Census Area, Chugiak, Delta Junction and Dillingham Census Area; and one each from Anchor Point, Big Lake, Kenai Peninsula Borough North, Ketchikan, Kodiak, Kotzebue, Petersburg, SE Fairbanks Census Area, Seward,Utqiagvik, Valdez and Willow.

One new nonresident case was identified in Anchorage with the purpose under investigation.

One resident case was added to the data dashboard through data verification procedures. This brings the total number of Alaska resident cases to 13,360 and the total number of nonresident cases to 1,053.

According to a DHSS press release, the current statewide alert level, based on the average daily case rate over 14 days per 100,000, is high at 33.27 per 100,000. 

There have been a total of 391 hospitalizations and 68 deaths, with no new hospitalizations or deaths reported and a total of 6,302 recovered cases.

There are currently 50 patients diagnosed with COVID-19 who are hospitalized and no additional patients who are considered persons under investigation for a total of 50 current COVID-related hospitalizations. Nine of these patients are on ventilators.

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