On August 16, 2021 after 5:00 pm, four positive COVID cases were identified in Wrangell. This is in addition to the one positive case announced before 5:00 pm August 16th. Two of the four are Wrangell residents, are experiencing mild symptoms and are household members of a previously identified case. These individuals are in isolation. The other two of the four are not Wrangell residents. They recently traveled together and are experiencing mild symptoms and are also in isolation.
The current number of active cases in Wrangell is 10.
People who practice basic mitigation measures help stop the spread of the virus. Those who choose to do nothing put themselves and others at risk.
Isolate yourself if you feel any cold or flu-like symptoms and get tested for COVID-19 as soon as possible
If you are unvaccinated, avoid gatherings, stay at least 6 feet away from people not in your household, wear a face covering when you are around people not in your household, take advantage of the free asymptomatic testing and test regularly.
If you are vaccinated, consider wearing a face cover when indoors outside your home and take advantage of the free asymptomatic testing and test regularly.
Everyone should wash hands often and disinfect commonly touched surfaces and objects.