Alaska reports 2 COVID-19 deaths, over 300 new cases and continued declines in hospitalizations Thursday

Alaska on Thursday reported the deaths of two relatively young residents tied to COVID-19 as the number of people hospitalized with the virus continued to decline. The state also reported 347 new citizen cases and two non-resident cases. The deaths reported Thursday involved an Anchorage man in his 20s and a Dillingham Census Area man … Read more

Alaska COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions continue to decline as health officials see the global emergence of the omicron variant

Christine Dela Cruz takes a nose job at the Visit Healthcare COVID-19 drive-thru test site at the Loussac Library on Thursday, November 18, 2021. (Bill Roth / ADN) Alaska health officials are monitoring for the new omicron variant of coronavirus that raises questions and concerns around the world, though the state reported a continued decline … Read more

Alaska reports 750 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths over the weekend

Vehicle emissions rise while people wait at the Visit Healthcare COVID-19 test site at the Loussac Library during the cold on Thursday, November 18, 2021. (Bill Roth / ADN) Alaska reported over the weekend 750 new cases of COVID-19 continuing down a road with declining daily cases. Fairbanks Memorial Hospital reported two more deaths among … Read more

Campus clinics make vaccinations more convenient for DC’s youth

In the weeks since the federal government approved COVID-19 vaccinations for young children, pop-up clinics across the district have met families’ demands for what has been described as an extra layer of protection. In particular, clinics on public and public charter school campuses have proven particularly convenient for parents like Cynthia Whitlow, who said she … Read more

COVID-19: Alberta announces 17 more deaths, number of patients hospitalized with illness

Seventeen more deaths in Alberta are attributed to COVID-19, but the number of people in the hospital with the disease continues to decline in the province. On Monday, Alberta Health announced that the total number of coronavirus-related deaths in the province has now reached 3,188 since the pandemic began. But the government also said the … Read more

Alaska reports 1,089 new coronavirus infections and two COVID-19 deaths over weekend

Felicia Moore pulls a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 while working at the Anchorage School District Education Center’s vaccine clinic on Nov. 3 (Emily Mesner / ADN) Alaska reported 1,089 new COVID-19 infections and two more deaths from Saturday to Monday. COVID-19 cases in the state began to … Read more

Alaska reports no COVID-19 deaths Friday as hospital admissions continue to fall

Alaska on Friday reported 879 COVID-19 cases over two days as virus-related hospitalizations continued to fall across the country. The state no longer updates its corona dashboard on holidays, meaning the latest case count included cases reported for both Thursday and Friday. The figures reflect a recent and gradual decline in cases in Alaska – … Read more

Alaska hospital group leader describes ‘turning point’ with fewer COVID-19 admissions as wave effects continue to trickle

COVID-19 hospital admissions continued to fall across the country on Tuesday, prompting optimism from the head of the Alaska Hospital Association after months of high stress and pressure on health facilities. “It feels like we’re at a turning point,” said Jared Kosin, president and CEO of the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association, referring … Read more

Alaska reports 53 more COVID-19 deaths, primarily from September

Alaska on Monday reported 53 more COVID-19 deaths, most of which occurred in September, as well as 1,387 new infections recorded over the weekend and a continued drop in hospitalizations. Data from the state’s COVID-19 dashboard appeared to show that most of the recently reported deaths occurred in September. COVID-19 deaths do not always appear … Read more