NINE DEATH VICTIM OF CORNONAVIRUS IN ALASKA IS A 32-YEAR-OLD WOMAN
April 14, 2020
The ninth death from Cornonavirus recorded in Alaska is a woman aged about 32 and the first fatality in the Matanuska-Susitna district, according to state reports. At the moment there is no additional information about the victim available, it is currently known that the woman died last Sunday, according to data published on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.
Health officials reported eight new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the state.
Alaska currently has 285 cases in total, according to the latest update on Tuesday by the Department of Health and Social Services, 98 of these patients are considered recovered and no new hospitalizations were reported as of midnight on Monday, April 13, 2020.
Norton Sound Health Corp. Clinical Laboratory. confirmed on Tuesday the first case of COVID-19 in the Bering Strait region. The communicator of the hospital, Reba Lean, did not report where the patient's community is, to respect the privacy of this new patient, however, it is known that the patient self-isolated. This positive case will be included in the numbers published by the state on Wednesday as it was confirmed after the daily reporting deadline.
Lean said that all village clinics in the Bering Strait region have the ability to detect the virus.
At least four of the new cases reported on Tuesday are people living in Anchorage City, along with one in Girdwood. One of the new cases is a Craig resident and is the second case among people living in that Prince of Wales Island community. Another new case involves a Wasilla resident.
The eighth case is known to be a Juneau resident, local authorities said last Monday that this person is the fourth staff member at Lemon Creek Correctional Center to contract the virus.
by Sol de Medianoche