COVID outbreak hits Wrangell, rest of Southeast
August 19, 2021
Statewide COVID-19 case counts continued climbing early this week, with Southeast communities some of the hardest hit — including Wrangell, with 11 new cases reported Monday and Tuesday.
Because of the high case counts, state public health officials are unable to keep up with the contract tracing workload, and anyone who has been or may have been in close contact with an infected person should quarantine and get tested for COVID as soon as possible, Wrangell borough officials said Tuesday evening.
“Whether vaccinated or unvaccinated, please consider wearing a mask” when indoors other...