PHOENIX – On Friday, Arizona health officials reported 665 cases of COVID-19 and 13 deaths in the state. The state’s public health laboratory has tested 420 people for the illness and ruled out 362.
Combined with private lab testing, over 10,000 tests have been conducted, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services.
THE FACTS: More than 10,000 tests have been conducted & counted through private sector labs. The governor issued an executive order implementing enhanced surveillance of private-sector testing, and we are working to add these stats to the site ASAP. https://t.co/Dubo0sfeEy
— AZ Dept. of Health (@AZDHS) March 27, 2020
Yavapai County now has 11 positive cases of COVID-19. Five of the cases are in the Verde Valley area, and 6 are in the Prescott/Quad-Cities area. 7 of the cases are senior citizens, 4 are adults (under 65). Nine cases appear to be travel-related, 2 are still under investigation.