The region reported 17 new cases over the weekend.
The local health corporation announced 17 new cases over the weekend.
The district did not say which sport the athlete was involved in.
As more people have started traveling into the region, case numbers have risen dramatically.
10 Kotzebue residents have tested positive over the last week, including 2 employees of the local healthcare provider.
According to the regional health corporation, his newest patient was tested as a close contact of the individual in Savoonga who was confirmed as a positive case on Sunday.
Transportation officials say a group of five infected passengers boarded in Kake. They were traveling together and reportedly had no close contact with other passengers or crew.
The company that bought Ravn's core assets initially hoped to relaunch operations around this time, but the new owners now say that they hope to resume flying in another month, in mid-September.
Following Monday’s news of the first confirmed case of coronavirus in Kake, the neighboring Southeast community of Angoon is now requiring face coverings in most public places.
Over the summer, the federal agency restricted one hunting area in the Interior to only local subsistence users, and granted permission to Kake for a special out-of-season hunt.
A mine vehicle enters the Kensington Portal on Oct. 15, 2019. It’s one of two accesses for a network of about 28 miles of...
The predominantly Alaska Native community of about 500 has instituted some of the strictest COVID-19 precautions in the region.
Communities like Stebbins with limited access to the road systems are worried about what an outbreak could mean.
A total of 37 people have tested positive for COVID-19 at the plant.
The cases were reported in a "remote area of the borough" and the alert level of the island remains at a 'green' status.
This latest case is a resident of Unalakleet unlike the first one which was identified as a non-resident of the community over the weekend.
The Lower Yukon community of Mountain Village is shutting its doors to nearby nonresidents unless they have permission to enter from the tribe.
The resolution says that people should wear masks in public spaces, like at work if you interact with the public, or while riding taxis, but the city doesn't have the authority to enforce it.
The Brooks Camp Developed Area of Katmai National Park and Preserve is closed due to multiple cases of COVID-19 among residents of the area.
The City and Borough of Yakutat, with a population of around 600, reported four new coronavirus cases over the weekend.