PHOENIX – Arizona health officials reported 1,769 cases of COVID-19 in Arizona, and 41 deaths, as of April 3. According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, 24,673 tests for COVID-19 have been completed in public and private labs in Arizona.
Over 23,080 suspect cases were ruled out.
On Friday, April 3, Governor Doug Ducey changed his earlier Executive Order with a redefinition of essential services. As a result, salons, barbers, tattoo parlors, massage parlors, spas and other previously exempt businesses must cease operations by 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 4.
The Governor’s Office clarified that many essential services, such as day care centers and personal hygiene services, such as in-home assistance with bathing and cleaning, may continue operations but under careful measures.