COVID-19 Positive Test Rate Drops Again, Cases At 16,039 With 799 Deaths Reported

COVID -19, commonly known as coronavirus [Slide courtesy CDC]

The Arizona Department of Health Services reported 16,039 cases of COVID-19 and 799 deaths in the state, as of May 23. The Department said 253,789 tests for COVID-19 have been completed as of in public and private labs in Arizona.

The percent of tests that have come back positive for the virus stands at 5.7, as of May 23. On May 16, the percent of positive test results stood at 6.2.

Across Arizona for the week ending April 23:

● 78% of the death’s are 65+

● 70% of the deaths are in long-term facilities

TOTAL CASES, DEATHS TO DATE BY COUNTY
COUNTY 5/16/2020 CASES 5/16/2020 DEATHS* 5/23/2020 CASES 5/23/2020 DEATHS*
Apache 962 20 1,144 25
Cochise 46 0 58 <3 (1-2)
Coconino 839 64 1000 72
Gila 22 0 23 0
Graham 19 0 21 0
Greenlee 2 0 3 0
La Paz 37 <3 (1-2) 49 <3 (1-2)
Maricopa 7,096 319 8,177 383
Mohave 250 27 303 34
Navajo 1,238 48 1,491 56
Pima 1,781 157 2,002 173
Pinal 678 31 751 37
Santa Cruz 72 0 143 0
Yavapai 260 5 284 6
Yuma 328 4 590 8
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