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Getting Answers: Are COVID-19 hospitalizations in Arizona increasing, decreasing or remaining steady?

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TUCSON (KVOA) - Hospital capacity is one of the metrics Governor Doug Ducey is using to watch coronavirus trends in Arizona.

Viewers wanted to know current hospitalization trends statewide.

On the Arizona Department of Health Services website, there is a data dashboard that breaks down the latest information.

Arizona hospitals reported a peak of hospital COVID-like-illness surveillance on June 28th at 21.3% for inpatient visits, according to ADHS. That number has dropped now to 7.1% as of the week of July 26th.

The state health department also reported a decrease in the number of positive or suspected inpatient COVID-19 patients. The highest peak was on July 13th with 3,517 patients, while as of Sunday that number went down to 2,017.

Below is data on Arizona hospital in use bed capacity, according to ADHS.

For a link to the ADHS Data Dashboard, click here.

If you have a question about the coronavirus, email GettingAnswers@KVOA.com and News 4 Tucson's Priscilla Casper will answer questions during the 6 p.m. newscast.

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