State health officials reported that a Juneau man in his 20s died last week in Anchorage after a medevac.
So far, nine Juneau residents and one non-resident who tested positive for COVID-19 in Juneau have died during the pandemic.
Juneau city officials reported on Wednesday that a man in his 60s died at the hospital last Friday, Aug. 6.
Alaska’s population dropped by nearly 4,000 people — or 0.5%– last year, according to estimates released from the state.
The report of another death follows a recent spike in Alaska’s number of new COVID-19 infections, and warnings from Anchorage city officials that its system for investigating cases has maxed out.
Local authorities will seek federal help investigating the origin of a fire that led to a woman’s death Monday night in the Mendenhall Valley.
The jet went down in an open field not far from an apartment complex, local officials said during a news conference Thursday afternoon.
Police who responded to reports of a death at Prince’s Paisley Park estate outside of Minneapolis found that the musician had died at age 57.
Duke, whose real name was Anna Pearce, died early Tuesday morning of sepsis from a ruptured intestine, her agent said.
The former first lady made a mark with her “Just Say No” campaign and her support of stem-cell research, which she hoped would lead to a cure for Alzheimer’s, the disease that took away her husband.