PHOENIX – The Arizona Department of Health Services reported 186,107 cases of COVID-19 and 4,137 deaths in the state, as of Saturday, August 8. The Department said 1,253,028 tests for COVID-19 had been administered as of Saturday. Of the tests processed, 12.5% have come back positive for the virus.
On Friday, Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Timothy J. Thomason ruled that Gov. Doug Ducey’s attempted to deny “a modicum of due process” to Arizona fitness center owners. Ducey had requested a hold be put on an earlier court ruling by Thomason that required his administration to create a process where the gym owners could apply to reopen.
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