Two Wrangell residents have tested positive for COVID-19, city officials said Wednesday afternoon. They are the only known active cases in town.

The two had both recently traveled Outside, and tested positive upon their return. The city reports the individuals have been in quarantine since then, have had no known outside contact and are asymptomatic. 

These new cases bring Wrangell’s total reported cases of COVID-19 since the onset of the pandemic to 31, since March of last year. 

Wrangellites who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or have other COVID-related questions can call SEARHC’s COVID-19 hotline at (907) 966-8799. 

Registration is open to all Wrangell adults who want to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. Sign up at You’ll be emailed when an appointment slot is available.

Get in touch with KSTK at or (907) 874-2345.