Coronavirus News for Gakona

Coronavirus Tests in Alaska Village Do Not Find New Cases

Alaska health officials say all residents in a small community who submitted to coronavirus testing have shown negative results, although not everyone agreed to testing. More info »

U.S. News & World Report - 07/08/2020 01:35am

Alaska logs nearly 50 new COVID-19 cases, 1 hospitalization but no new deaths

As the daily coronavirus infection count continues to rise, more people are becoming ill enough to require medical help. More info »

Alaska Dispatch News - 07/09/2020 01:00am

When COVID-19 cut off supplies to a remote Alaska town, a hometown hero stepped up

When a remote Alaska town's ferry shut down due to COVID-19 concerns, Toshua Parker, owner of the town's only grocery store, stepped up to transport supplies. He makes a 14-hour trip weekly. Parker ... More info »

CBS News - 07/09/2020 02:03am

Alaska judge to hear arguments in virus relief aid case

A state court judge is set to hear arguments Thursday over whether to block disbursement of federal coronavirus relief aid to small businesses under a reinterpretation ... More info »

Associated Press on MSN.com - 07/09/2020 01:42am

Alaska reports 17th death linked to COVID-19

The state's chief medical officer said the case involved an older resident with comorbidities who died in Alaska. More info »

Alaska Dispatch News - 07/08/2020 07:59am

Valdez joins Alaska communities mandating face coverings

The city of Valdez has mandated the use of face coverings in public to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The City Council passed the rule Tuesday for all indoor areas outside the home where social ... More info »

SFGate - 07/09/2020 01:31am

17 Deaths in Alaska Linked to Coronavirus and More Hospitalizations

The newly reported death is the 17th fatality involving a state resident confirmed to have COVID-19. Dr. Anne Zink, the state’s chief medical officer, said in a briefing Tuesday that the case involved ... More info »

Government Technology - 07/08/2020 08:07am

Why Alaska’s COVID-19 airport screening lines might be skipped or unstaffed

A nurse consultant with the Division of Public Health says that testers will often leave their posts if there are no out-of-state flights scheduled to arrive. More info »

Alaska Public Media - 07/09/2020 12:23am

Health consortium to offer free virus testing in Alaska city

All residents of an Alaska city will be offered free coronavirus screening tests to help prevent the spread of the illness. The Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium announced Monday that it ... More info »

SFGate - 07/09/2020 01:31am

49 more people test positive for COVID-19 in Alaska

The total number of Alaska cases is now 1,226. The department also corrected the classification of two people who were previously listed as nonresidents and have reclassified them as Alaska residents. More info »

ktva.com - 07/08/2020 12:25pm

Kenai Peninsula Fair canceled due to coronavirus concerns

The board’s president, Jim Stearns, stressed that a major consideration was an outbreak in Seward, where cases have doubled in the last month. More info »

KTUU.com - 07/09/2020 02:18am

State reports 17th Alaska death related to COVID-19

Alaska health officials have reported another Alaskan has died from complications due to COVID-19. This marks the 17th death of an Alaska resident due to the disease. It remains unclear when the ... More info »

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - 07/07/2020 09:44am
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