'We are the worst place in the pandemic.' Alaska begins rationing care statewide

Meanwhile, Gov. Dunleavy downplayed the severity of the pandemic and argued enhanced prevention isn't needed. “We’re on top of this. We’ve always been on top of this."

Good afternoon, Alaska.

In this edition: The state turns a grim corner in the pandemic with the activation of crisis standards of care, temporary help is on the way, but a significant problem persists with leaders unwilling to implement measures to curb the largely unchecked spread of the highly contagious delta variant. Oh, and redistricting is humming…

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