Kodiak Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Case Weekly Update July 2 – July 8, 2021

Jul 9, 2021

Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization

KODIAK, ALASKA, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 9, 2021 KODIAK COVID-19 WEEKLY CASE UPDATE: July 2 July 8, 2021

The Kodiak Emergency Operations Center has received new COVID-19 case information for the Kodiak Island Borough.

Three (3) new cases have been reported for the Kodiak Island Borough.

  • One (1) case was tested on 7/3/21 and is classified as community spread
  • Two (2) cases were tested on 7/5/21, both are travel related

This brings the current case count associated with the Kodiak Island Borough to one thousand, one hundred and thirty-nine (1139); three (3) cases are classified as active locally.

To date, there have been a total of forty-nine (49) local hospitalizations and five (5) deaths associated with COVID-19. There are no active cases currently hospitalized in Kodiak.

The COVID-19 virus is highly contagious and is still present in our community; please continue to take appropriate precautions to keep yourself and our community healthy.

  • Wash your hands often.
  • Stay home and away from others if you are not feeling well!
  • When planning travel, plan for a few days off at home and testing before returning to normal activities in case you have carried the virus with you.
  • Contact your health care provider or local pharmacy if you wish to be vaccinated.
  • Continue to wear a mask in public places if you are not vaccinated.