Wrangell sees first COVID cases in town since May 6


In the first reported cases since May 6, borough officials announced two new COVID-19 infections June 2. Both were Wrangell residents, both initially showed no symptoms when they were tested, and one had recently traveled outside of Alaska.

Both were isolating after their test results came back positive, the borough reported.

The two cases bring to 62 the number reported in town since the pandemic started more than a year ago.

In Ketchikan, the COVID case count has decreased in recent weeks from a high of more than 100 active cases in mid-May to just 14 active cases late last week, with one...

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