COVID-19 Cases At 70,051 With 1,579 Deaths Reported

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

PHOENIX – The Arizona Department of Health Services reported 70,051 cases of COVID-19 and 1,579 deaths in the state, as of Saturday, June 26. The Department said 656,777 tests for COVID-19 had been completed as of Saturday. A total of 656,777 have been completed as of Saturday.

One week ago, there were 49,798 reported cases, and 1,388 deaths. Currently there are 9.73 COVID-19 cases and 0.22 COVID-related deaths per million in Arizona.

The positive test rate dropped slightly from 9.9 percent last week to 9.4 percent.

The number of ventilators in use stands at 783 (45%), while 951 (55%) are idle. The number of ventilators used by COVID-19 patients stands at 433.

Out of 70,051 cases identified, only 0.62 percent have resulted in a health condition requiring a ventilator.

The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) reports that 2,577 positive or suspected positive patients are hospitalized. A reported 270 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals on Saturday, up from 250 on Friday.

Of the 1,579 COVID-19 related deaths reported as of Saturday, June 26, 741 have occurred in Maricopa County. Of the 741 deaths, 369 have occurred in congregate settings.

Congregate settings include: jails, prisons, shelters, workplaces, schools, child care centers, nursing homes, social clubs, rehabilitation facilities, and residential living or treatment facilities.

TOTAL CASES, DEATHS TO DATE BY COUNTY
COUNTY 6/6/20 CASES 6/6/20 DEATHS* 6/13/20 CASES 6/13/20 DEATHS* 6/20/20 CASES 6/20/20 DEATHS* 6/27/20 CASES 6/27/20 DEATHS*
Apache 1,692 49 1,967 56 2,126 66 2,250 85
Cochise 122 4 206 4 362 6 538 6
Coconino 1,267 85 1,360 87 1,490 90 1,735 92
Gila 43 3 59 3 143 3 249 5
Graham 39 0 48 0 61 0 82 0
Greenlee 9 0 11 0 13 0 18 0
La Paz 158 0 221 0 268 3 315 5
Maricopa 12,761 489 17,791 549 28,303 633 42,374 741
Mohave 485 57 586 66 717 72 962 85
Navajo 2,152 72 2,590 86 2,984 96 3,397 124
Pima 2,950 205 3,889 223 5,313 242 7,086 268
Pinal 1,067 41 1,500 44 2,171 50 3,154 61
Santa Cruz 530 3 941 12 1,347 13 1.654 16
Yavapai 326 6 374 7 436 7 628 8
Yuma 1,850 24 2,942 41 4,047 55 5,607 80
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