COVID Hospitalizations hit low not seen since April


According to the Alaska COVID-19 Data Hub, updated Wednesday, 22 patients are hospitalized with COVID-19. No patients are on ventilators. This is down from last week, when DOH reported that 40 patients were hospitalized. This is the fewest reported number of hospitalizations since April.

According to state data, as of Wednesday, two patients were hospitalized in the Gulf Coast region, which includes the Kenai Peninsula, Kodiak and the Chugach census area. This is up from last week, when only one hospitalization was reported in the area.

The state reported no new resident deaths from COVID-19 this week. Deaths are reported in batches, as they are confirmed by the state.

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