Lex Treinen, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
A 31% increase in cases in Anchorage over the last week combined with the noncooperation of some residents has significantly reduced the percentage of people contact tracers are able to reach.
The city is setting up pop up testing sites over the next several weeks.
Some racers think the risks of racing at the sports highest level aren't worth the uncertainty of racing, or the risks of spreading - or catching - COVID-19.
It's the second-highest daily COVID-19 tally so far during the pandemic. Saturday's count was the highest.
Rule breakers are required to produce a public service announcement about how to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Masks will be required in public in almost all cases and gatherings are limited to two family groups. Fines for violators could be as high as $1000 and prison time could be up to a year.
The state reported 604 cases on Saturday, a single-day record.
The most recent round of testing revealed 40 new inmate cases.
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Community leaders say changing cultural customs to prevent further spread of the virus has been challenging, but they're making progress.
Advocates said that despite concern elsewhere in the country, voting in Anchorage was mostly an example of democracy working as it should.
22 inmates and five staff members tested positive for COVID-19 at the state's largest correctional facility.
The hospital overflow site at Alaska Airlines Center can be ready to use within 48 hours, according to a state health official, but it’s not preparing the facility just yet.
It's the second straight day of record shattering case counts.
In one possible scenario, vaccines would need to be kept at -70 degrees as they are shipped around Alaska, where 80% of communities are off the road system.
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From August to September, outreach workers from the city identified 285 people living on the streets who weren’t sheltered.