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3rd Alaskan dies from COVID-19; total cases in state top 100

An empty parking lot is shown Monday, March 30, 2020, at an Anchorage, Alaska, mall where Planet Fitness is one of the tenants. State health officials say a 73-year-old Anchorage resident was the latest fatality from coronavirus. The individual was tested for COVID19 and admitted to an Anchorage hospital March 23 and died Saturday. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)(AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
March 30, 2020 - 6:24 PM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A third Alaskan has died from COVID-19 as the total number of cases in the state has reached nearly 120 on Monday.

A 73-year-old Anchorage resident was the latest fatality, state health officials announced.

The individual was tested and admitted to an Anchorage hospital March 23 and died Saturday.

Authorities also announced there were 5 new coronavirus cases on Monday, pushing the state total to at least 119.

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