Fairbanks Memorial Hospital’s intensive care unit is reporting its highest rates of the disease since January.
Alaska providers say they’re seeing a sharp increase in the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses going to waste, underscoring how quickly the state is running out of residents eager to receive the shots.
The legislation would bar private businesses and public entities from requiring vaccinations as a condition of employment unless authorized by federal law.
Video footage indicates that as many as 60 people could have been exposed at the Norwegian Rat that night.
A city official says its arrival is all the more reason to get vaccinated and continue other preventative measures, like masking and social distancing.
Alaska officials detect case of coronavirus variant, first found in South Africa, that’s less affected by vaccines
A single case of the B.1.351 variant was detected last month in the Anchorage-Mat-Su area.
The city is projected to face roughly $33 million in revenue losses, but the community was allocated just $1.7 million in direct federal funding.
St. Paul has implemented a two-week hunker-down order after officials confirmed the island’s first case of COVID-19 Wednesday.
Anchorage Health Department Director Heather Harris said the average 14-day case count is up almost 75% since last month.
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