Two more Wrangell residents have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total known active cases in the community to five, Wrangell officials announced Thursday evening.
The two new cases are symptomatic and in isolation. Officials say they are both close contacts of a recent COVID case in the community.
Officials did not provide information about the status of contact tracing for the cases, or comment on the vaccination status of the new cases.
Wrangell has had 67 cases of COVID-19 identified since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
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 12 and older wanting to get vaccinated against COVID-19 can sign up to receive a vaccine at covid19.searhc.org.
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