By Thanksgiving last year, the Kenai Peninsula was reporting dozens of new coronavirus cases every day.
We’re hardly out of the woods yet. But those numbers are now down to about 10 to 15 new cases a day. COVID-19-related hospitalizations are down at Central Peninsula Hospital, which, at some points during the pandemic, was inundated with cases. The virus seems to be plateauing nationwide, as well.
Leslie Felts, public health nurse manager for the Kenai Peninsula, has thoughts on how we got here and where we’re headed.