26 tests come back negative for COVID-19

As of Wednesday afternoon, Petersburg Medical Center has submitted 39 COVID-19 testing samples to state and commercial laboratories, 26 of which have come back negative and the remaining 13 tests are still pending, according to PMC's Laurie Miller at Wednesday's daily COVID-19 community update.

"We're relieved everyday that we don't have a positive test, but we know they are coming," said PMC Chief Nursing Officer Jennifer Bryner.

On Wednesday evening, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reported 143 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state. Of the total confirmed cases, 24 wer...


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