City reports new COVID case Thursday

City officials reported a new COVID-19 case Thursday afternoon, the 21st infection reported in the community since April 8.

"The Wrangell Emergency Operations Center was notified today of one new positive COVID case. This individual is a Wrangell resident who recently traveled outside of the state and tested upon returning to Wrangell," the city said in a statement issued at 4:45 p.m. Thursday. "The individual is asymptomatic and is isolating. No additional information is known at this time."

It is one three active COVID-19 cases in the community, the statement said.

Wrangell has tallied 60 cases since the pandemic started more than a year ago.


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