Eleven of the new cases are in Alaska residents, and two are in nonresident workers in Anchorage -- one from the seafood industry and the other from the tourism industry. Eight are in Anchorage and five are on the Kenai Peninsula.
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The person arrived in the community on Monday but their test didn't come back as positive until Thursday.
The infected individuals were taken to Anchorage, where they are under a monitored quarantine.
The state says that even for travelers who receive a test at the airport, they should take a second test a week to 14 days later.
After 85 people on an American Seafoods vessel tested positive, the company said it would test crew on its other vessels.
The City of Unalaska has confirmed its first local cases of COVID-19. Two seafood industry workers tested positive for the virus on Wednesday.