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A person who traveled from Anchorage to Bethel and then continued to a village in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta tested positive for COVID-19, officials announced Friday.

The person did not show symptoms when tested for COVID-19 at the Bethel airport, where the health corporation has been offering COVID-19 testing to people who arrive from Anchorage since April 23, the release said.

Usually, about half of the travelers decline testing when the reach the airport in Bethel from Anchorage, according to the health corporation.


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