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There were no virus-related deaths reported Sunday. In total, 199 Alaskans and one nonresident with COVID-19 have died since the pandemic began here in March. Alaska’s overall death rate per capita is among the lowest in the country, but officials say the state’s vast geography and vulnerable health care system make it difficult to compare with other states.
The cases reported Sunday fall in line with a trend of lower case numbers reported in recent weeks. This trend comes after the