Arizona Update: Coronavirus Cases And Death Toll Rise

As of Tuesday morning, the Arizona state health department reported that Arizona now has 1,289 cases of COVID-19, and the disease caused by the new coronavirus claimed four more lives.

The total in the state increased 132 cases and the death toll rose to 24.

Tuesday, Maricopa County was listed as having 98 of the Arizona’s new cases and three of the state’s new deaths.

Pima County has 202 reported cases.

Navajo County experienced an outbreak on Navajo Nation territory has reported 91 cases.

Officially, each of Arizona’s 15 counties has reported at least one positive test.

Private labs and the Arizona public health lab have given a total of 19,371 tests for COVID-19, according to the state. The coronavirus has been detected in approximately 6% of tests.

The latest data comes a day after two major developments in the state.

Nationally, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 2,405 deaths from more than 140,000 COVID-19 cases as of Monday.

According to data compiled and constantly updated by Johns Hopkins University, there were more than 800,000 cases and 39,000 deaths globally as of Tuesday morning.


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