Wrangell reports second COVID-19 case of the month
October 7, 2021
The borough reported a new COVID-19 case in the community Friday afternoon, just the second case this month.
The individual is a Wrangell resident with "no history of recent travel," the borough announcement said.
The individual is the only active COVID-19 case in the community. Wrangell has tallied 143 cases since the pandemic count started in March 2020, with August the worst month at 48. September was much improved, with 14 reported cases, and now just two so far in October.
Though the infection rate in Wrangell is much improved, statewide the numbers still are high, averaging more than...