They were tested on Monday, the result came back Thursday and that person is now in quarantine. It’s not clear who they came in contact with in the interim.
While Alaska’s rallies and protests have remained peaceful some Alaskans have reported instances of intimidation, backlash, or resistance. More demonstrations are planned for this weekend.
The patient’s willingness to volunteer for the test is ultimately what allowed for Kotzebue health officials to detect it.
The fall whaling season in Utqiagvik didn’t happen last year — veteran whalers said they had never gone that long without seeing a bowhead whale near Point Barrow during that time.
While the federal government may offer more flexibility in the future, Dunleavy’s administration wrote its plan for CARES Act funding without paying for the items he vetoed.
This week, Teck announced that employees are allowed to return to their home communities under the conditions that they test negative for COVID-19
Norton Sound Health Corporation will undergo a four-day cleaning and do immediate COVID-19 testing on all of its Nome-based staff
The positive case came from someone who traveled to Kotzebue from outside the city on Tuesday.
A set of rules distributed to lawmakers said face masks were mandatory. All of the House members wore masks during a floor session. Six of the seven members of the Senate Finance Committee chose not to wear masks during a committee meeting.
Normally right now, staff would be at recruitment fairs across the country looking for teachers willing to sign up for the ultimate Alaska adventure.