TAKE ACTION – Choosing to get vaccinated is the single most important action you can take to protect yourself and your community and to reopen our economy. Learn more about the CDC’s recommendations for fully vaccinated people at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/fully-vaccinated.html.
51% of Alaskans 12 and older have been fully vaccinated. The higher the vaccination rate, the more protected community members are from COVID-19. See below for percentages of all fully vaccinated Alaskans age 12 and older by region:
- Juneau Region: 73%
- Other Southeast Region – Northern: 68%
- YK-Delta Region: 68%
- Southwest Region: 62%
- Other Southeast Region – Southern: 61%
- Northwest Region: 56%
- Anchorage Region: 53%
- Other Interior Region: 53%
- Fairbanks North Star Borough: 46%
- Kenai Peninsula Region: 44%
- Matanuska-Susitna Region: 36%
For more information about vaccines, visit covidvax.alaska.gov.
- July 14 – 120 residents, 12 nonresidents
- July 15 – 144 residents, 8 nonresidents
264 total residents in: Anchorage (115), Sitka (38), Cordova (17), Homer (14), Kenai (10), Fairbanks (8), Wasilla (8), Anchor Point (7), Juneau (5), Kodiak (4), Hooper Bay (3), North Pole (3), Palmer (3), Petersburg (3), Bethel (2), Bethel Census Area (2), Chugiak (2), Eagle River (2), Seward (2), Skagway (2), Soldotna (2), and one each in Chevak, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Girdwood, Healy, Kenai Peninsula Borough South, Kotzebue, Kusilvak Census Area, Northwest Arctic Borough, Sterling, Willow and (2) unknown locations.
20 nonresident cases were identified in:
- Homer: three with purposes under investigation
- Anchorage: two with purposes under investigation
- Cordova: two with purposes under investigation
- Juneau: two with purposes under investigation
- Kenai: two with purposes under investigation
- Kodiak: two in seafood industry
- Fairbanks: one in ‘other’ industry
- Girdwood: one with purpose under investigation
- Seward: one visitor
- Sitka: one with purpose under investigation
- Soldotna: one in ‘other’ industry
- Location under investigation: two with purposes under investigation
Two resident cases and one nonresident case were added to the dashboard due to data verification procedures bringing the total number of Alaska resident cases to 69,453 and the total number of nonresident cases to 2,987.
HOSPITALIZATIONS & DEATHS – There have been a total of 1,665 resident hospitalizations and 374 resident deaths, with seven new hospitalizations and no new resident deaths reported over the last two days.
There are currently 56 patients diagnosed with COVID-19 who are hospitalized and one additional patient who is considered a person under investigation (PUI) for a total of 57 current COVID-related hospitalizations. Eight of these patients are on ventilators. The percentage of patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19 is 5.2%.
TESTING – A total of 2,428,810 tests have been conducted, with 16,413 tests conducted in the previous seven days. The average percentage of daily positive tests for the previous seven days is 3.52%.
ALERT LEVELS – The current statewide alert level, based on the average daily case rate over 14 days per 100,000, is intermediate at 9.6 cases per 100,000. Five regions of Alaska are in high alert status with widespread community transmission; no regions are at intermediate alert status with moderate transmission; and six regions are at low alert with minimal transmission.
High (>10 cases/100,000)
- Other Southeast Region – Northern: 37.10 cases per 100,000
- Other Interior Region: 14.80 cases per 100,000
- YK-Delta Region: 13.20 cases per 100,000
- Kenai Peninsula Borough: 13.20 cases per 100,000
- Anchorage Municipality: 13.00 cases per 100,000
Intermediate (>5-10 cases/100,000)
Low (0-5 cases/100,000)
- Other Southeast Region – Southern: 4.30 cases per 100,000
- Juneau City and Borough: 4.30 cases per 100,000
- Matanuska-Susitna Region: 4.00 cases per 100,000
- Southwest Region: 2.80 cases per 100,000
- Northwest Region: 2.60 cases per 100,000
- Fairbanks North Star Borough: 2.00 cases per 100,000