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At a Glance

(updated 6-29-22)

By Sentinel Staff

The state Department of Health and Social Services has posted the following update on the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Alaska as of 12:15 pm Wednesday, June 29.

New cases as of Wednesday: 2,123

Total cases (cumulative) statewide – 261,987

Total (cumulative) deaths – 1,252

Total (cumulative) hospitalizations – 3,772

Current Hospitalizations – 87

To visit the Alaska DHSS Corona Response dashboard website click here.

COVID in Sitka

The Sitka community level is now "High.'' Case statistics are as of Wednesday.

Cases in last 7 days – 22

Cumulative Sitka cases – 2,763

Hospitalizations (to date) – 29

Deceased (cumulative) – 6

The local case data are from Alaska DHSS.






June 2002

Photo caption: Marc Dumag and Ronald Nicolas from Dumag Construction unload a dump truck filled with old roofing at Kimsham landfill. The landfill has stopped accepting most construction and demolition debris, which now must be taken to the Jarvis Street transfer station.



June 1972

Photo caption: Clarence Kramer, All-Alaska Logging Championships emcee, is handed the Herb Eliason Memorial Trophy by Vern Eliason, brother of the logger in whose memory the award was established.