Wrangell officials announced two resident cases of COVID-19 Wednesday afternoon.

The new cases are close contacts of the cases announced last week. There are four known active cases of COVID-19 in Wrangell at this time. 

Both individuals are asymptomatic, and in isolation, according to a statement released by the city. Officials did not provide information about the status of contact tracing for the cases.

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 identified 64 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

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