PHOENIX (KVOA) - State health officials reported 1,444 additional coronavirus cases Thursday and 70 more known deaths.
That brings the state’s documented totals to 183,647 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 4,002 known deaths.
Deaths are not recorded until the health department receives a death certificate naming COVID-19 as the cause of death.
The data includes people who have recovered.
According to the state's data dashboard, 1,229,713 people have been tested for the virus. Of those that have been processed, 12.5% have come back positive.
Cases by county:
- Maricopa: 124,022 (55 deaths)
- Pima: 17,293 (11 deaths)
- Pinal: 8,323 (2 deaths)
- Santa Cruz: 2,643
- Cochise: 1,565
- Yuma: 11,367
- La Paz: 477 (1 death)
- Mohave: 3,078
- Yavapai: 1,936
- Coconino: 3,043
- Navajo: 5,330
- Gila: 884
- Graham: 518
- Greenlee: 58
- Apache: 3,110 (1 death)
- <20: 11
- 20-44: 235
- 45- 54: 275
- 55- 64: 606
- 65+: 2,875
- Less than 20 years: 22,180
- 20 - 44: 90,012
- 45- 54: 28,554
- 55-64: 21,697
- 65 and older: 20,930
- UNKNOWN: 274
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- The Maricopa County Medical Examiner’s Office moved 22 bodies overnight Tuesday to rented coolers at a county garage, 12 News has confirmed.
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- Nearly 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits last week, evidence that the coronavirus keeps forcing companies to slash jobs just as a critical $600 weekly federal jobless payment has expired.
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Symptoms of Coronavirus:
Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms, according to the CDC. Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness.
Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
Seek emergency medical care immediately if:
- Trouble breathing
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- New confusion
- Inability to wake or stay awake
- Bluish lips or face
Call 911 or call ahead to your local emergency facility: Notify the operator that you are seeking care for someone who has or may have COVID-19.
Arizona COVID-19 Hotline: 1-844-542-8201
- Stop the Spread of Germs - ADHS
- What is COVID-19? - ADHS
- Know the Symptoms of COVID-19 - ADHS
- COVID-19 Fact Sheet for Funeral Attendees - ADHS
- Protect Yourself When Using Transportation - CDC
- What you should know about COVID-19 to protect yourself and others - CDC
- Going Out - CDC
- If You Are Sick or Caring for Someone - CDC
- Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and You - CDC
- Steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 if you are sick - CDC
- COVID-19 Resources for Households - CDC