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Y-K Delta COVID-19 Case Count

Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation

Everyone in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta aged 12 or older is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To apply to receive your vaccine, visit the COVID Vaccine Information page from the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation.

KYUK will update the count of COVID-19 cases connected to the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta daily Monday-Friday. The information is from the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation's COVID-19 press releases found on YKHC's website.

As of October 20, the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation has announced: 

  • 8,139 total cases in the Y-K Delta
  • 48 new cases were reported on October 20
  • 44 communities, not including Bethel, have been affected by COVID in-region
  • 2 new deaths were announced on Oct. 18

YKHC announced the following statuses for the COVID-19 cases:

  • 7,688 recovered 
  • 416 active
  • 35 deceased

The individuals are residents of these locations:

  • 6,171 Y-K Delta Village residents
  • 1,907 Bethel residents
  • 60 non-YK Delta residents
  •   1 not infectious while in Y-K Delta

The individuals were tested in these locations:

  • 6,075 tested in Y-K Delta villages
  • 1,941 tested in Bethel
  • 123 tested outside the region

YKHC stated whether individuals were in the Y-K Delta while they were infectious:

  • 7,980 Y-K Delta residents were in the region while infectious
  • 99 Y-K Delta residents were out of the region while infectious
  • 60 non-Y-K Delta residents were in the region while infectious

YKHC has announced the following hospitalizations for COVID-19:

  • 109 people have been hospitalized in-region at YKDRH
  • 33 people have been medecvac'd to an out-of-region hospital

As of October 15, YKHC reports that 14,471
unique individuals have completed a COVID-19 vaccine series (two doses of Pizer or Moderna, one dose of JJ&J).


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