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.
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