Updated: COVID-19 infections back in double digits

Update: Fifty new cases of COVID-19 in three days and the death of one patient at an Anchorage nursing care facility pushed the state’s pandemic infection total to 593 people and 11 deaths, with 392 of those infected now recovered.

Fishermen may come into town for essential reasons during quarantine period

Case counts of the number of Alaskans infected by the novel coronavirus pandemic continue to rise on a single-digit basis, with three new cases reported on Sunday, May 3, bringing the statewide total to 368, with 262 people now recovered.

Homeland Security’s top doc is coming to Cordova

As the commercial salmon fishing season gets underway this week, a top federal medical official will be visiting coastal fishing communities, including Cordova, to assess how prepared they are to keep COVID-19 at bay.

Library provides venue for Cordova’s budding poets

A new program will give Cordova’s aspiring poets a forum to develop and share their work.

Commentary: Alaska Native Tribes must act fast to close digital divide

Alaska Native tribes have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to close the gap on Internet access, writes Ben Fate Velaise.

Reopening of state economy begins

Restaurants, shops and hair salons around Alaska are beginning a cautious reopening under strict state mandates as Alaska works to inhibit the spread of COVID-19, while the economic reopening remains on hold in Cordova.

Fish Factor: Alaska halibut gets battered by foreign imports

Sales of Alaska’s most popular seafoods are being hit hard by markets upended by the coronavirus, but perhaps none is getting battered worse than halibut. Along with the big losses in the lucrative restaurant trade, Pacific halibut also is facing headwinds from increasing foreign imports.

19 states sue Biden administration over COVID vaccine rule

Alaska joined a group of states suing to stop President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal contractors, arguing that the requirement violates federal law.

59th virus case is non-resident

Cordova reported its 59th case of the novel coronavirus Monday, Dec. 28.

City lowers virus alert level

The city of Cordova lowered its public health alert from Level 3 to Level 2 at 8 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 20.
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