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Y-K Delta COVID-19 Case Count

As of September 9, the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation has announced: 

  • 18,425 in the Y-K Delta

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

  • 122 active
  • 52 deceased

The individuals are residents of these locations:

  • 14,139 Y-K Delta Village residents
  • 4,222 Bethel residents
  • 64 non-YK Delta residents

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

  • 18,258 Y-K Delta residents were in-region while infectious
  • 64 non-residents were in-region while infectious
  • 103 residents were out of the region when infectious

YKHC has announced the following hospitalizations for COVID-19:

  • 174 people have been hospitalized in-region at YKDRH
    • 1 individual was hospitalized in-region in the past week.
  • 48 people have been medecvac'd to an out-of-region hospital
    • 1 resident was medevac'ed in the past week

As of September 9, YKHC reports that 18,673 unique individuals have completed a COVID-19 vaccine series (two doses of Pizer or Moderna, one dose of J&J).

In alphabetical order, by community, these are the total population vaccination rates for the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta:

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

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