Ketchikan wrestling tournament spread COVID cases

A COVID-19 outbreak at a high school wrestling tournament in Ketchikan last month is linked to 23 infections in five communities across Southeast Alaska, including one case in Wrangell, according to health officials.

Ketchikan High School hosted the regional wrestling tournament, an annual event that attracted athletes from eight other schools on April 24.

In addition to cases in Ketchikan, wrestlers from Wrangell, Sitka, Mt. Edgecumbe, Craig and Klawock also tested positive for the coronavirus after returning home, according to Kacie Paxton, spokesperson for the Ketchikan Emergency Operations...


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