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Three Additional COVID-19 Cases Identified

Three additional positive cases were identified over the weekend. They are related to the other current positive cases. Cordova’s six active positive cases are all connected to a travel-related event. The Medical Response Team strongly advises all citizens to forgo elective travel at this time in order to help keep our community safe. Please, remember: we are all in this

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Third COVID-19 Case Identified

A third positive resident case was identified yesterday. This case is also related to the positive case identified over the weekend, which was travel-related. This brings Cordova’s current active case-count to 3. The Medical Response Team, again, strongly advises all citizens to forgo elective travel at this time in order to help keep our community safe.

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Additional COVID-19 Case Identified

An additional positive resident case was identified yesterday. This case is related to the positive case identified over the weekend, which was travel-related. This brings Cordova’s current active case-count to 2. The Medical Response Team, again, strongly advises all citizens to forgo elective travel at this time in order to help keep our community safe. Cordova remains at a Level

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Travel-Related COVID-19 Case Identified

After briefly hitting zero cases on Friday, 12/4, a positive travel-related case was identified over the weekend. This brings Cordova’s current active case-count to 1.             The Medical Response Team strongly advises all citizens to forgo elective travel at this time in order to help keep our community safe. Cordova has done so well for so long. We are all

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Positive COVID-19 Case Identified

A positive COVID-19 case was identified yesterday, November 30th. The case is travel-related. This brings Cordova’s active case count to 8. The Medical Response Team strongly advises that all citizens forgo elective travel at this time in order to help keep our community safe. The city remains at a Level 4 Alert. The Medical Response Team advises all citizens to

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Additional Positive COVID-19 Case Identified

An additional positive COVID-19 case was identified yesterday, November 23rd. This brings Cordova’s active case count to 11. Yesterday, the city was raised from a level 3 to a level 4 alert level. The Medical Response Team advises all citizens to exercise extreme caution. This is a delicate and important moment in our community’s COVID-19 trajectory. With the Thanksgiving holiday

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6 New Positives Spurs Jump to Orange Alert

The Medical Response Team has identified 6 additional resident cases of COVID-19, making the active case total 10. We are seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases in Alaska, including a cluster of community transmitted cases in Cordova.  The Cordova Unified Command put a plan into place early in the pandemic that includes a 5-level alert system.  We are now moving

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Hospitalized COVID-19-Positive Patient Passes

The Medical Response Team regrets to announce that the hospitalized COVID-19-positive patient passed away yesterday afternoon, 11/18/20. The patient was admitted to the hospital last week for non-COVID-related end-of-life care. The positive COVID result was discovered during a secondary screening after admittance. The MRT extends their sincerest condolences to the deceased’s family and friends. 

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Keep Close Contacts Close to Mind in Days Moving Forward

Whenever somebody tests positive for COVID-19 they are asked to list their close contacts to facilitate contact tracing. Just as it’s useful to conduct a fire drill in case of a fire, Cordova’s Medical Response Team is asking you to take a moment to consider who your close contacts would be if you were notified that you were infected. A

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11/17: Three Additional Positives Identified

Three additional positive tests were identified during testing yesterday, 11/16. One of these was a school-aged child, the implications of which are addressed in a separate PSA from the City and letter from the School Superintendent. The other two positive tests are both travel related. One was a resident; the other was not. This is a critical moment during our

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