City announces new COVID-19 cases

Friday Nov. 20, the City and Borough of Wrangell announced several confirmed cases of COVID-19.

One case is within the community, according to the city’s press release. That individual is in isolation. This is Wrangell’s 22nd case. The press release goes on to state that the city has been informed of two other Wrangell residents who were tested outside of Wrangell.

“Those two individuals are Wrangell residents, tested outside of Wrangell and remain outside of Wrangell,” the press release reads. “Those two cases are considered recovered.”

The press release now lists a total of 24 COVID-19 cases for Wrangell, but only one case is currently active. There have been 14 local residents, eight non-local residents, and two resident cases that were not in Wrangell.


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