Arizona Coronavirus Cases Inches Near 4,000, With 142 Reported Deaths

Wednesday morning’s report from the Arizona health department detailed an increase of 156 coronavirus positive cases and 11 additional deaths in the state

The new state totals of the COVID-19 outbreak are now 3,962 cases and 142 deaths. Arizona has administered 45,310 tests.

Maricopa County saw an increase by 90 to 2,146 according to the report, bringing the Phoenix-area death total to 60, which was increased by six from the previous day. Currently, Maricopa County’s cases have resulted in 20% of the patients requiring hospitalization.

In a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said he is eager to open up the state from the stay-at-home order to jump start the economy, but only when the time is right. He announced he is working closely with Arizona business leaders to provide their feedback on a plan for economic recovery.

The state now provides a daily updated detail of all the cases in Arizona by zip code. Click here to find your zip code.

As of Wednesday, April 15th, below is an updated list of known cases by county as reported by the state health department:

53% Female
47% Male

Maricopa County — 2,146
Pima County — 700
Navajo County — 390
Coconino County —266
Pinal County — 182
Apache County — 110
Yavapai County — 66
Mohave County — 45
Yuma County —18
Cochise County — 15
Santa Cruz County — 12
La Paz County — 5
Gila County — 3
Graham County — 2
Greenlee County – 2

Arizona Case by Age
Less than 20   135
20-44               1,442
45-54               724
55-64               679
65+                  976
Unknown         6

As of Wednesday, April 15th, below is an updated list of deaths by county as reported by the state health department:

40% Female
60% Male

Maricopa County — 60
Pima County — 34
Navajo County — 10
Coconino County — 24
Pinal County — 5
Yavapai County — < 3
Apache County — 4
Mohave County — < 3
Yuma County — < 3
Cochise County — 0
Santa Cruz County — 0
La Paz County —  < 3
Gila County — 0
Graham County — 0
Greenlee County – 0

Arizona Death by Age
Less than 20   0
20-44               4
45-54              14
55-64              23
65+                 101
Unknown         0

As of Tuesday, the daily U.S. national update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 22,252 deaths from more than 579,000 COVID-19 cases.

As of Tuesday afternoon, the daily report from Johns Hopkins University, the number of cases globally have exceeded 2 million cases, resulting in over 128,000 deaths.


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