A Wrangell resident who recently had contact with visitors from out of town tested positive for COVID-19, city officials announced Thursday morning. 

The case is the only known active case in town, and is the first case identified in Wrangell in almost a month.

Wrangell officials say the individual is symptomatic and is isolating. 

Officials did not provide information about the status of contact tracing for the case, or comment on the vaccination status of the individual.

Wrangell has had 68 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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