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AK COVID-19

At a Glance

(updated 3-28-2023)

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 Tuesday, March 28.

New cases as of Tuesday: 512

Total cases (cumulative) statewide – 295,801

Total (cumulative) deaths – 1,468

Case Rate per 100,000 – 70.24

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

COVID in Sitka

The Sitka community level is now "Low.'' Case statistics are as of Tuesday.

Case Rate/100,000 – 58.70

Cases in last 7 days – 5

Cumulative Sitka cases – 3,309

Deceased (cumulative) – 10

The local case data are from Alaska DHSS.

 

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20 YEARS AGO

March 2003

The 2003 Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery wrapped up with a catch of 2,208 tons in 10 minutes of fishing between Halibut Point and MIddle Island. ... The total catch came to 7,304 tons, about 335 tones over the 6,969-ton target quota.

50 YEARS AGO

March 1973

Eighth-grade students visited the Capitol City this week as part of an enrichment project of the social studies program under Harvey Brandt, Blatchley teacher. The students included Lance Mearig, Brent Stratton, Jason Kuehn, Tammy Nelson, Carl Peterson, Mike Welch, Cheri Wilson, Yvonne Frank, Dorcas Spencer, David Cadman, Vicki Schmidt and Lyle Pritchett.

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