Alaska reported a new record-high daily case count of 197 Covid-19 cases Monday, the state health department said.
This is the highest daily new case count since July and it comes almost two weeks into a streak of days where daily totals were regularly over 100 cases.
Specifically, this record comes on the 12th consecutive day Alaska has seen 100-plus new Covid-19 cases, according to the state’s Covid-19 dashboard.
Alaska’s test positivity rate is also at a record high of 4.19%, the state dashboard showed.
To date, the state health agency has reported 8,613 Covid-19 cases and 58 deaths.