October 19, 2021

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Peninsula stays in very low alert level for COVID-19 circumstances

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Alaska remains in the lower inform stage as does the Kenai Peninsula for constructive circumstances of COVID-19 described by Monday. Regionally, all regions of the peninsula remain in the reduced alert level.

Primarily based on the common each day situation rate above 14 days for each 100,000 people, statewide there ended up 3.49. For the peninsula, the case price dropped even even further above previous 7 days, to 1.9 scenarios for each 100,000.

For the period of Friday, June 18, via Monday, June 21, DHSS reported 86 new resident scenarios and seven new nonresident scenarios, including 1 in Kenai, for a complete of 68,112 resident situations and 2,851 nonresident conditions. 1 new circumstance was documented for Homer and two for Soldotna. The new case count involves 38 new instances in Anchorage, 9 in Hooper Bay, nine in Wasilla, three in Eagle River, two in Juneau, two in Palmer, two in Sitka, two in Tok, two in Wrangell, and 1 just about every in the Bethel Census Space, the Chugach Census Space, Craig, Delta Junction, Kodiak, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Metlakatla, the Northwest Arctic Borough and Willow.

DHSS also declared on Monday two new new hospitalizations, bringing the complete to 1,602 given that the pandemic started. As of Monday, there ended up 10 whole COVID-related hospitalizations in Alaska and just one for a individual suspected of having COVID-19. 4 of the individuals on ventilators. The percentage of clients at present hospitalized with COVID-19 is 1.2%. The ordinary share of day by day positive tests for the former days is 1.2%. In accordance to DHSS, as of Jan. 1, 97% of clients hospitalized with COVID-19 have been unvaccinated.

All regions of the peninsula continue to be in the very low alert degree, according to the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District dashboard. On the central peninsula there have been nine instances in the previous 14 days, on the southern peninsula there have been nine claimed scenarios and on the eastern peninsula there has been a single scenario. On the southern peninsula, one particular circumstance was in “other south” and eight were being in Homer.

Of exams performed at South Peninsula Medical center from May possibly 1 to June 21, there ended up 1,973 tests, of which 1,939 ended up adverse, 34 were being beneficial and none are pending. For the Kenai Peninsula as of June 21, there have been 4,395 full verified COVID-19 situations, with 753 in the South Peninsula Medical center provider place, of which 95 have been in Anchor Point, 19 in Fritz Creek, 514 in Homer, and 1254 in the other southern peninsula census places.

Absolutely free COVID-19 checks are available 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 7 times a 7 days at the decreased degree of the South Peninsula Hospital Specialty Clinic, at 4201 Bartlett Road, Homer. Make sure you use the Danview Avenue entry. Make sure you contact and pre-sign-up right before coming if and when probable.

Testing is also readily available as a result of the SVT Health & Wellness clinics in Homer, Seldovia and Anchor Position. Call ahead at 907-226-2228.

In Ninilchik, NTC Community Clinic is giving testing on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The testing is only for these traveling, symptomatic, needing screening for health care strategies or with a identified publicity immediately after 7 days. Only 20 assessments will be made available for each working day. To make an appointment to be analyzed at the NTC Community Clinic, phone 907-567-3970.

On the central peninsula, testing is offered at Capstone Loved ones Clinic, K-Beach Health-related, Soldotna Skilled Pharmacy, Central Peninsula Urgent Treatment, Peninsula Community Wellbeing Providers, Urgent Treatment of Soldotna, the Kenai Community Health and fitness Centre and Odyssey Loved ones Observe. Contact Kenai Public Wellness at 907-335-3400 for info on tests standards for each and every location.

In Seward, screening is accessible at Providence Seward, Seward Local community Well being Centre, Glacier Family members Drugs and North Star Wellbeing Clinic.

Get to Michael Armstrong at [email protected]


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