A traveler who arrived at Ketchikan’s airport on June 13 has tested positive for the coronavirus. That’s according to a statement this morning from Ketchikan’s emergency operations center.
The visitor is reportedly staying in Ketchikan and was instructed to quarantine until receiving test results. State public health officials have been notified and are tracing others the person may have been in contact with.
At least 23 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Ketchikan, officials say. Of those, 20 have remained in Ketchikan while three traveled onward.
In addition to screening of arriving airport passengers, a drive up testing clinic is available in Ketchikan every Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Berth 3. Additional information is available through Ketchikan’s Testing Hotline – 247-TEST.