Arizona Coronavirus Cases Pass The 2,500 Mark, Increase In Deaths To 73

As of Tuesday morning, state health officials announced that the number of coronavirus cases in Arizona had passed the 2,500 mark, and the death count increased to 73.

Out of 33,375 tests been given in Arizona, the state has recorded 2,575 positive tests for COVID-19. Seven percent of the tests processed have come back positive. Of the reported Maricopa County’s cases, 19% of patients have required hospitalization.

The numbers released on Tuesday bring an increase of 119 cases and eight deaths from the previous day’s report.

As of Monday, nationally, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 8,910 deaths from more than 330,000 COVID-19 cases.

According to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, globally there have been 1.3 million cases reported, resulting in 76,000 deaths as of Tuesday morning.

Below is an updated list of known cases by county as reported by the state health department:

Maricopa County — 1,495
Pima County — 415
Navajo County — 222
Coconino County — 179
Pinal County — 120
Yavapai County — 57
Apache County —  28
Mohave County — 23
Yuma County — 13
Cochise County — 9
Santa Cruz County — 5
Gila County — 3
La Paz County — 3
Graham County — 2
Greenlee County –  1

For daily updates on Arizona cases, visit the Arizona Department of Health Services website.

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