12 Alaskans have tested positive for COVID-19 says DHSS

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The State of Alaska has announced 12 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Alaska.

Six are in Anchorage, two are in North Pole, one in Fairbanks, one is in Palmer, one is in the Bristol Bay Borough and one is in Homer.

The 12 new cases bring the state's total to 755 cases. Of that total, 268 cases are still considered "active" and 475 are recovered. Total hospitalizations are at 61 cases.

The DHSS also announced two new nonresident cases Sunday. One is reported in Anchorage, the other is in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area. The total number of nonresident cases count is now 106.

Total deaths due to COVID-19 is 12 for the state.

According to the CDC, Alaska is now the state with the second least number of cumulative cases. Montana is shown to have the least.

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