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COVID Update Reader 09/08/2021

Today (Wednesday) the Kodiak Emergency Operations Center reported twenty-nine (29) new cases of COVID 19 for the Kodiak Island Borough.

Thirteen (13) cases are close contacts of previously reported cases, one (1) is travel related, six (6) are unknown transmission and nine (9) cases are classified as community spread.

Sixty-eight (68) cases are currently classified as active locally. There are no active cases currently hospitalized in Kodiak.

One thousand six hundred eighty-one (1681) cases, sixty-nine (69) local hospitalizations, and seven (7) deaths are now officially associated with COVID 19 for the Kodiak Island Borough.

A mask mandate is in effect for public indoor activities.

Residents are encouraged to stay home if ill, even if you have mild symptoms. Keep your distance from others whenever possible, and wear masks where appropriate.

If you wish to be tested for COVID 19 contact your local health care clinic.

Vaccinations are available in Kodiak. Contact your health care provider or pharmacist if you would like to be vaccinated.

The EOC Public Information Office can be contacted at: