ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Sunday announced five new cases of COVID-19 in three Alaska communities – Anchorage (3), Palmer (1), and Petersburg (1). This brings the total case count in Alaska to 319.
These new cases were reported from 12:00 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. on April 18 and reflect data posted at noon Sunday on coronavirus-response-alaska-
Of the new cases, three are male and two are female. Two are aged 30-39; one is aged 40-49; and two are aged 60-69. There have been a total of 36 hospitalizations and nine deaths with no new hospitalizations or deaths reported Saturday. Recovered cases now total 153, including six new recovered cases recorded Saturday.
Questions about COVID-19?
- For general questions and assistance, please call 2-1-1.
- For the general public, questions regarding DHSS COVID response, including mandates and alerts, can be sent to email@example.com.
- Data questions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
- For DHSS media inquiries, please contact email@example.com.