The state reported more than 150 cases on both Saturday and Sunday.
The tug crews fit into a category of essential workers the general public rarely sees — even less so now that shore leave by mariners and visitors boarding the vessels are almost completely forbidden.
Staff say everyone who was tested for the virus received negative results.
Teachers remain concerned about connecting with students in rural areas without devices or internet access.
In March, the division had already raised the pay for election workers because it had fallen below minimum wage. But still, COVID-19 presented a challenge for recruiting workers.
Starting July 31, people driving to Alaska from the Lower 48 will only be able to enter Canada through one of five border crossings.
Creekside Family Health Clinic has ordered a machine that can run up to 350 tests in 24 hours.
Activists say fishing businesses need access to federal programs that already benefit land-based harvesters.
State health officials predict the number of infections will double every 23 days if people don’t take more preventative measures.
The HEROES Act would extend the $600 weekly benefits through next January.