City reports new COVID case Thursday
May 6, 2021
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.