Gov. Dunleavy extends statewide closures of restaurants, bars, public facilities; COVID case count rises

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTVF) According to the Department of Health and Social Services the total case count for those confirmed to have COVID-19 coronavirus rose today to 143 total cases. There are now 59 cases in Anchorage, seven in Eagle River, one in Girdwood, three in Palmer, one in Wasilla, two in Homer, one in Kenai, one in Seward, two in Soldotna, two in Sterling, 30 in Fairbanks, 10 in North Pole, 10 in Juneau, and 14 in Ketchikan.

The department also said that 5,022 people have been tested, with 2.8 percent testing positive.

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy, with the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today issued an extension to the State of Alaska’s COVID-19 Health Mandate 002 on State Libraries, Archives, Museums and Residential Schools and COVID-19 Health Mandate 003 on Statewide Closure Restaurants, Bars, Entertainment.

For a full list of Governor Dunleavy’s health mandates Click Here.

For the latest information on Alaska’s response to COVID-19, please visit coronavirus.alaska.gov.

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