Arizona COVID-19 Cases At 2,269, With 64 Deaths

COVID-19 is a respiratory virus that was first detected late last year in Wuhan, an industrial city of 11 million in eastern China. So far, more than 2,200 people have died, mostly in China. (Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control)

PHOENIX – Arizona health officials reported 2,269 cases of COVID-19 in Arizona, and 64 deaths, as of April 5. The Arizona Department of Health Services has not updated the number of tests conducted since April 4.

The total number of positive tests for COVID-19 has reached 354 for the Navajo Nation as of Sunday – an increase of 33 cases since Saturday, according to the Navajo Department of Health and Navajo Area Indian Health Service.

COUNTYCASES
Apache23
Cochise8
Coconino155
Gila3
Graham2
Greenlee1
La Paz3
Maricopa1,326
Mohave16
Navajo195
Pima372
Pinal103
Santa Cruz4
Yavapai45
Yuma13

On April 4, 27,160 tests for COVID-19 had been completed in public and private labs in Arizona.

Also on April 4, Governor Doug Ducey announced that President Trump approved Arizona’s request for a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for the state. Arizona can now receive additional federal assets and resources to aid the state’s COVID-19 response efforts.

Related article: Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration For Arizona

 

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