A Wrangell resident who recently traveled outside of Alaska has tested positive for COVID-19, city officials announced Thursday evening. 

The case is one of two known active cases in town. 

Wrangell officials say the individual is asymptomatic and is isolating. 

Wrangell has a mask ordinance in place for indoor, public spaces. That mandate expires tomorrow (Friday, April 30). 

For Wrangellites without COVID symptoms, testing is available daily at the airport during jet arrivals. Anyone with symptoms or other COVID questions can call the Wrangell Medical Center at 874-7000. 

And people 16 and older wanting to get vaccinated against COVID-19 can sign up to receive a vaccine at covid19.searhc.org

Wrangell has had 58 cases of COVID-19 identified since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

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