The state also reduced the number of inpatient beds available, which it says more accurately represents the number of inpatient beds that can be used for COVID-19 patients.
The city's plan was to keep people spending money despite a devastated tourism season. Some residents say it's working.
The bankrupt RavnAir group sold off dozens of its small planes to three Alaska aviation companies in a Tuesday auction, but Ravn's largest planes and most valuable airline operating certificates won't be sold until Wednesday.
The report of another death follows a recent spike in Alaska’s number of new COVID-19 infections, and warnings from Anchorage city officials that its system for investigating cases has maxed out.
Hospitality industry criticizes decision to release the names of bars and restaurants with COVID-19 cases
The industry argues that it was unfairly singled out and that the announcement created confusion about where people could have been exposed.
Construction crews are balancing the need for the work on the schools threatened by things like riverbank erosion with the village's fears of a COVID-19 outbreak.
Carnival and Royal Caribbean already announced that they wouldn't be sailing to Alaska.
Fourteen bidders intend to participate in the auction, Ravn said in a prepared statement Monday, though it did not reveal their names.