Friday morning brought news from the Arizona health department of an increase of 94 coronavirus positive tests and eight deaths in the state.
The state’s totals during the COVID-19 outbreak are now at 3,112 cases and 97 deaths. 37,734 tests have been given in Arizona.
Maricopa County, the state’s most-populous continues to be the hardest-hit county, saw an increase by 146 to 1,741 on Friday.
The Phoenix-area death total increased by two to 41. Of all the Maricopa County’s cases, 20% of patients have required hospitalization.
Starting on Sunday, the Arizona health department will begin to provide additional data on coronavirus cases, which will include zip code locations. The expanded information will also include age, gender and race/ethnic background, of those who have died from COVID-19.
As of Thursday’s update, nationally, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 14,696 deaths from more than 427,000 COVID-19 cases.
Friday morning Johns Hopkins University provided their daily update on the global statistics which brings the total to more than 1.6 million cases and around 97,000 deaths globally.
Below is an updated list of known cases by county as reported by the state health department, followed by the latest developments from around the state, country and world:
Maricopa County — 1,741
Pima County — 543
Navajo County — 287
Coconino County — 214
Pinal County — 138
Yavapai County — 62
Apache County — 55
Mohave County — 28
Yuma County — 16
Cochise County — 11
Santa Cruz County — 7
La Paz County — 4
Gila County — 3
Graham County — 2
Greenlee County – 1