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Y-K Delta COVID-19 Case Count

Mar 16, 2021

Graph last updated on March 19.
Credit Olivia Ebertz

Everyone in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta aged 16 or older is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, as of Jan. 19. To sign up for a vaccine, fill out this online form 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 April 20, the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation has announced: 

  • 5,235 total cases in the Y-K Delta
  • 37 communities in the Y-K Delta, excluding Bethel, have been affected in-region
  • 13 new cases were reported on April 20

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

  • 5,176 recovered 
  • 34 active
  • 25 deceased

The individuals are residents of these locations:

  • 3,695 Y-K Delta Village residents
  • 1,486 Bethel residents
  • 53 out-of-region residents
  •   1 not infectious while in Y-K Delta

The individuals were tested in these locations:

  • 3,642 tested in Y-K Delta villages
  • 1,525 tested in Bethel
  • 68 tested outside the region

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

  • 5,120 Y-K Delta residents were in the region while infectious
  • 48 Y-K Delta residents were out of the region while infectious
  • 54 Non-Y-K Delta residents were in the region while infectious

YKHC has announced the following hospitalizations for COVID-19:

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

As of April 16, YKHC has performed the following number of tests:

  • 82,519 total tests
  • 77,142 returned negative
  • 168 pending tests
  • 37 Communities in the YKHC Service Region have individuals who have been tested

As of April 16, YKHC reports that 12,085 unique indivduals have been vaccinated throughout the Y-K Delta.

 

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