Cruise company shifts plan to dock ship in Juneau
March 19, 2020
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — State museums and schools are temporarily closed; restaurants, bars and gyms in Anchorage are shuttered for the rest of March and fans are urged not to fly to Nome for the end of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
These are among the responses to concerns with the new coronavirus in Alaska.
The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe symptoms are more likely in the elderly or those with existing health problems. Three people have tested positive in Alaska.
Here is a round up of other virus related changes.