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COVID-19 in Arizona: 5,064 cases, 187 deaths

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PHOENIX - Arizona is reporting 3 more deaths in connection to the coronavirus, bringing the statewide total to 187.

State health officials also reported 5,064 COVID-19 cases.

In Pima County, there are 941 cases and 58 deaths.

Maricopa County, the state’s most populous, has the most coronavirus cases with 2,636.

According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, 54,500 people have been tested for COVID-19. The majority of the people that have been tested are between 20-44 years of age.

All of Arizona's 15 counties have reported at least one COVID-19 case.

The Navajo Nation, which extends into parts of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah, has been hit harder by the coronavirus than any other Native American tribe.

The tribe and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service said the number of positive coronavirus tests reached 1,197 as of Saturday with 44 known deaths. Officials said the average age of those whose deaths were attributed to COVID-19 was 66.


Stay at Home Order

A Patriots' Day Rally organized by opponents of the state's business closures is scheduled for noon at Wesley Bolin Memorial Park in Phoenix. It was not immediately clear how many people are expected to show up.

In a one-on-one interview with News 4 Tucson’s Eric Fink Friday afternoon, the governor said it will take a methodical approach with the help of doctors and scientists to reopen the state's economy.

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Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, some causing respiratory illness in people. Signs and symptoms, similar to the common cold or the flu, include a runny nose, cough, sore throat, fever, and general feeling of being unwell.

For the most up-to-date information on the outbreak, please visit the CDC's COVID-19 website.

If you traveled to areas currently affected by COVID-19 and feel sick with fever, cough, or difficulty breathing, you should:

  • Stay at home and avoid contact with others until 72 hours after fever is gone and symptoms of acute infection resolve. Most people are able to recover at home without medical care.
  • If you need to seek medical care right away, call ahead before you go to a doctor’s office or emergency room and tell them about your recent travel and your symptoms.
  • Avoid travel while sick.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when coughing or sneezing.
  • Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.

All individuals returning from areas with substantial community spread should follow the Arizona Guidance for Returned Travelers, travel directly to their place of isolation or self-quarantine, and only leave that location for essential activities.

For the latest COVID-19 updates in Arizona,  visit

Other resources: Pima County, Cochise CountySanta Cruz County, Pinal County.

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