A Wrangell resident has tested positive for COVID-19, city officials announced Thursday morning. 

The individual is symptomatic and isolating, according to Wrangell officials. They added that the new case had not recently traveled. 

The case is one of two known active cases of COVID-19 in Wrangell.

City 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 70 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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