M/V Matanuska sailings to resume Friday

The M/V Matanuska's sailings were cancelled through Aug. 20 after five passengers on board the vessel on Aug. 10 tested positive for COVID-19, according to a press release from the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.

The ferry is expected to resume service on Aug. 21 out of Bellingham.

On Aug. 10, while sailing from Kake to Juneau, the crew of the M/V Matanuska was notified that some passengers were in close contact with a COVID-19 positive person in Kake. Those passengers were quarantined in their cabins until their disembarkment in Juneau later that day. Five of the qu...


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