Another Angoon resident has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Angoon’s Mayor Joshua Bowen announced the new case on Wednesday (10-14-20) and said that contact tracing is underway. Free testing for Angoon residents is available Wednesday (10-14-20) and Thursday at the Jessie Norma Jean Health Clinic from 2 to 4 p.m.
Screening of incoming travelers will continue as will the city’s emergency order, which requires all travelers to isolate themselves from non-travelers for a minimum of two weeks after arriving in Angoon.
According to numbers from SEARHC, this is the 13th case of the coronavirus reported in Angoon. The last case was reported over three weeks ago on September 20.
Erin McKinstry is a Report for America corps member.