As Alaska reported five new cases of COVID-19 Monday, bringing the total number of cases to 119, the state’s congressional delegation highlighted some of the features of a $2.2 trillion relief package Congress passed last week.
The victim — a processor on the vessel — criticized the worker “for serving food without gloves,” prosecutors said in a court filing.
Brown and his mother got lost on a trail Wednesday. She was found injured, but alive on Friday.
Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy on Friday announced two new mandates to further limit Alaskans’ movement and travel within the state, as the number of known COVID-19 cases continues to grow, and the first Alaskan died in the state after testing positive for the disease.
The new cases include five newly-diagnosed Alaskans from the Anchorage area and two from Fairbanks. Two are from North Pole and one is from Juneau, according to the latest data from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.
“Social distancing in a correctional setting is a challenge, but we’re really doing the best that we can,” Corrections spokeswoman Sarah Gallagher said.
Assistant Attorney General Margaret Paton-Walsh said if Dunleavy could be recalled for failing to appoint a judge in 45 days, then any governor could be recalled for violating any law. Justice Craig Stowers pushed back.
Two of the people who tested positive for the disease were hospitalized and in critical condition, Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink said at a news conference Wednesday evening.
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.
Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Joel Bolger issued an order March 19 that also temporarily suspends the rule requiring a speedy trial for defendants.