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By The Numbers: COVID-19 In The Y-K Delta One Year After First Confirmed Case

Apr 6, 2021

Credit Katie Basile / KYUK

Find out the region's COVID-19 vaccination numbers, case rate, and test positivity rate.

Vaccinations

Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta:

  • 11,347 people in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta have received one dose of the vaccine
  • This is 39.4% of the region’s total population
  • This is 58.9% of the region’s eligible population of people age 16 and older
     
  • 9,287 people in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta have received two doses of the vaccine
  • This is 32.3% of the region’s total population
  • This is 49.5% of the region’s eligible population of people age 16 and older

Source: Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation as of April 2, 2021.

Alaska:

  • 245,417 people in Alaska have received one dose of the vaccine
  • This is 32.7% of the state’s total population
  • This is 42.1% of the region’s eligible population of people age 16 and older
     
  • 181,376 people in Alaska have received two doses of the vaccine
  • This is 24.4% of the state’s total population
  • This is 31.4% of the region’s eligible population of people age 16 and older

Source: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services as of April 5, 2021.

United States:

  • 107,515,428 people in the U.S. have received one dose of the vaccine
  • This is 32.4% of the total U.S. population
  • This is 40.2% of the U.S. population aged 18 and older
     
  • 62,392,065 people in the U.S. have received two doses of the vaccine
  • This is 18.8% of the total U.S. population
  • This is 23.2% of the U.S. population aged 18 and older

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as of April 5, 2021.

Case Rates

  • COVID-19 case rate in Bethel: 16 cases per 100,000 people
  • COVID-19 case rate in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: 25 cases per 100,000 people
  • COVID-19 peak case rate in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: between 250-300 cases per 100,000 people in November 2020

Source: Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation as of April 5, 2021.

Test Positivity Rate

Three percent of COVID-19 tests taken in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta between March 26 and April 2 returned positive. That’s down from a peak of 15% in November 2020.

Source: Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation as of April 5, 2021.

Regional Cases Throughout The Pandemic

  • 5,177 total cases in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta
  • 58 active cases
  • 25 deceased
  • 65 people hospitalized in Bethel
  • 24 people medevaced out of the region for advanced medical care

Source: Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation as of April 5, 2021.