Wrangell residents test positive for COVID

A new COVID-19 case was announced in Wrangell on Thursday. According to the city, the newest case is a Wrangell resident, showing symptoms of the virus. The person is in isolation, according to the city’s prepared statement. In a Facebook post on Friday, the Wrangell Public School District announced that the case was found in Wrangell High School. Given that the schools closed for spring break on Thursday, the district reports that there will be no building closures.

Another case was announced by city officials Friday afternoon. The patient, a Wrangell resident, is reportedly symptomatic and in isolation.

This makes 39 total cases in Wrangell since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, and the fifth case the community has seen in four weeks.

There are two currently active cases in the community.


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