Kensington Mine workers will now be required to spend 14 days in quarantine in a Juneau hotel if they arrive from outside Alaska or from a coronavirus-infected community.
Most University of Alaska Southeast students are studying remotely, but a handful of classes with 10 students or less are meeting in person. Students in those classes who want to study from home have that option.
A hospital spokesperson says the patient is currently in critical care at Bartlett Regional Hospital
The state epidemiologist says some new cases in Anchorage indicate community transmission.
Three of the people sickened have not been traveling.
Alaska now has 17 confirmed cases of the virus.
A memo from the state of Alaska asks that child care facilities remain open if they can do so safely.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough employee was in close contact with the man who is the first identified positive case in the city.
Patients should call ahead to schedule an appointment and may need a referral.
Ferry employees are also following a no-contact policy with riders and will regularly sanitize public areas at terminals and on the ferries.