COVID-19 live update thread

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The Voice is committed to keeping Glendale Community College and surrounding areas up to date on all of the events surrounding the COVID-19, or Coronavirus, pandemic. Online editor Michael Manny and Editor-in-Chief Seth Askelson will update the thread below on a daily basis with all of the important news to the GCC community and readers all around the world.

*Editor’s note: this thread is no longer being updated, thank you very much for following along. Information current as of May 18 is below.

Timeline of Events

November 17 – As far back as the first case in China can be confirmed, “Patient Zero” still unknown (South China Morning Post).

January 13 – First confirmed case of COVID-19 outside of China is in Thailand (WHO).

January 14 – First two cases of COVID-19 in the United States based on illness onset (CDC).

January 26 – First confirmed case of COVID-19 in Arizona (KTAR).

March 4 – MCCCD Provost Karla Fisher P.H.D, announces that study abroad trips from March 4 to May 31 have been cancelled.

March 10 – MCCCD Interim Chancellor Dr. Steven Gonzales announces that all non-essential business travel by students, employees and governing board members has been suspended through May 15.

March 11 – Arizona Governor Doug Ducey declares a state of emergency for COVID-19. (Office of the Governor).

March 11 – Maricopa County Community College District Interim Chancellor Dr. Steven Gonzales announces that the district will remain open and classes will resume after spring break, March 16. 

March 11 – Arizona State University President Dr. Michael Crow announces that the school will transition all in-person classes to online where it is possible. After two weeks, the situation will be reassessed. University services such as housing, computer labs, research labs, food service and health clinics will remain open. (ASU statement/The State Press).

March 11 – NBA suspends 2019-2020 season after a Utah Jazz player preliminarily tests positive for COVID-19; The player is later revealed as Rudy Gobert.

March 11 – University of Arizona president Robert Robbins, MD, announces that spring break will be extended until Wednesday, March 18. Classes will be moved online until April 6. 

March 12MCCCD Interim Chancellor Dr. Steven Gonzales announces spring break will be extended for students by one week, until March 20. In-person classes will be suspended, but online classes will resume as planned. (The Voice)  Faculty and staff will report to work to prepare to move the curriculum online for up to two weeks or longer. (MCCCD Office of the interim chancellor).

March 12 – Northern Arizona University President Dr. Rita Hartung Cheng announces that in-person classes will be shifted online starting March 23. After two weeks, the situation will be reevaluated. University services will remain open.

March 12 – The following sports leagues and organizations canceled or suspended its events: The NCAA cancels the rest of its winter and spring sports, including the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments (USA Today); National Hockey League (NHL); Major League Soccer (MLS); XFL.

March 12 – ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweets that NFL was not moving the start of its league year.

March 12 – Grand Canyon University President Brian Mueller announces that nearly all in-person classes will be moved online for the final four weeks of the spring semester. GCU’s spring break is taking place March 16-20. The campus will remain open for students who must continue to live on campus.

March 13 – Major League Baseball (MLB) cancels the remaining Spring Training games and announces it will push Opening Day back two weeks (CBS Sports).

March 14 – Grocery stores in Arizona announce they are shortening hours in order to keep up with the increased demands (ABC15).

March 15 – Ducey and Arizona Superintendent Kathy Hoffman announce all Arizona public schools will be closed until March 27.

March 16 – White House releases “The President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America” 

March 16 – After cities across the country banned mass gatherings of different sizes in the previous weeks, President Donald Trump said his administration recommends no gatherings of ten or more people. 

March 16 – Students at the University of Arizona are asked to not return to campus if they have suitable alternative living arrangements. In-person classes shifted online will remain that way for the rest of the semester, the university announces. Students without suitable arrangements can stay on campus. University services will remain open.

March 16 – NAU President Dr. Rita Hartung Cheng announces classes will remain online for the rest of the spring semester.

March 16 – ASU president Dr. Michael Crow announces that in-person classes that shifted online will remain online for the rest of the spring semester. Housing and other university services will remain open. (The State Press).

.March 16 – MLB announces it will follow CDC guidelines of no gatherings of over 50 people for the next eight weeks; season will not start until at least mid-May.

March 16 – NFL announces it will delay the start of offseason activities indefinitely.

March 16 – Flagstaff mayor Coral Evans announces that several non-essential businesses will be closed until April 1 starting March 17 at 8 p.m. These include bars, clubs, theaters and other performance venues, libraries, museums, gyms and other recreation and entertainment businesses.

March 17 – Two more confirmed cases of virus in Arizona (Brahm Resnik, 12 News).

March 17 – The Arizona Department of Health Services reports that there are now 12 positive cases of COVID-19 in Arizona, including the first in Navajo County. There are currently nine confirmed cases in Maricopa County.

March 17 – Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and Tucson Mayor Regina Romero have  declared states of emergency for their cities. Bars, gyms, food courts will be closed. Restaurants will be limited to delivery, drive-thru and takeout services.

March 17 – Despite the call for social distancing, the presidential preference primaries in Arizona occur as scheduled. Many other states pushed back its primary due to the pandemic.  

March 17 – The White House and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced during a press briefing that they are working on a way to send a check to Americans for financial assistance due to the economic effects of the virus.

March 17 – MCCCD Interim Chancellor Gonzales announces that all in-person and hybrid courses will be suspended until April 5. All online courses will continue as normally scheduled. Faculty are working to shift current in-person classes and hybrid courses online until the end of the  spring semester, where it is appropriate. All college events have been postponed for this time period. Faculty and staff will be asked to work remotely. (Dr. Gonzales email statement)

March 18 – President Donald Trump announces in his Wednesday address that the White House will invoke the Defense Production Act, which authorizes the president to make American businesses produce more materials such as protective masks and ventilators. (NBC News)  (FEMA)

March 18 – Several more Arizona cities and towns, including Tolleson, Buckeye, Gilbert, Mesa, Show Low and Pinetop Lakeside, have declared states of emergency between March 16-18. The city of Tempe has declared an “extraordinary local emergency citywide”  March 18. The city of El Mirage is cancelling walk-in services at city hall and other city services, according to Mayor Alexis Hermosillo. (List compiled by Arizona’s Family).

March 18 – The Arizona Department of Health Services have announced that there are 27 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Arizona, up from 21 the day prior. 11 cases are in Maricopa County, 8 cases are confirmed in Pinal County, 5 cases in Pima County, 1 case in Graham County and two in Navajo County.

March 18 – Coconino County Health and Human Services has reported the first presumed positive case of COVID-19 has been reported in northern Arizona’s Coconino County. CCHHS Said that the person is over 60 years old and is from the greater Flagstaff area (Arizona Daily Sun). 

March 18 – The Coconino County Board of Supervisors have issued a proclamation to close restaurants and other businesses effective March 18 at 8 p.m. until April 1 at 11:59 p.m. Restaurants will be able to offer drive-thru, delivery and drive-up service. (Coconino County).

The Arizona Department of Health Services reports that there are now 44 total cases of COVID-19, up from 27 on Wednesday, March 18. Cases in Maricopa County have doubled, from 11 to 22. Pima County has reported 7 cases, up from 5. Pinal County now has 10 cases. Coconino County reported its first case March 18. Navajo County has three cases, up from two the prior day. The Arizona Public Health Laboratory has 26 positive cases, while private labs have tested 18 positive cases.

March 19 –  Mayor Cathy Carlat has announced that she has declared a state of local emergency for the city of Peoria. All city events will be canceled and community facilities such as the Rio Vista Recreation Center, The Peoria Community Center, The Peoria Center for the Performing Arts and others will be closed until further notice.

March 19 – Governor Doug Ducey has announced new executive actions toward COVID-19, including activating the National Guard to help grocery stores and food banks restock shelves in a time of high demand. All elective surgeries are being stopped in the state to maintain hospital capacity and medical resources like personal protective equipment. Another executive order requires Arizona restaurants to provide carry-out service only. Driver’s license expirations  for seniors and commercial vehicle drivers are being waived.

March 20 – There are now 63 total COVID-19 cases in Arizona, up from 44 on March 19. Maricopa county has 12 new cases, up to 34. There are 10 cases in Pinal County, eight cases in Pima, five cases in Coconino, one case in Santa Cruz, one case in Yavapai, one case in Graham and three cases in Navajo. Navajo Nation officials have reported that there are 14 positive cases, with the AZDHS reporting three, according to KTAR News.

According to KTAR News, federal and Arizona state officials expect a sharp increase in cases in the coming days due to an increased ability to “administer and process tests. 

March 20 – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announces in an address with the president and other officials that the U.S. and Mexico have agreed to close nonessential travel across the southern border.

March 20 – Governor Ducey and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman have announced an extension to the original two-week period of school closures around the state. Schools will now be closed until April 10.

March 21 – Within the last few days, the cities of Chandler, Avondale, Goodyear  and Glendale have issued emergency proclamations and local emergencies. In Avondale, city hall will be open for business regularly, as it will be in Goodyear, but citizens are encouraged to use online government services if possible.

March 21 – Late last night, the first death from COVID-19 in Arizona was reported by the Arizona Department of Health Services; a man in his 50’s. According to KTAR News and the department, the man had underlying health conditions, and worked in the city of Phoenix’s Aviation department, per a letter sent by the by the city manager.

March 21 – Late last night, the first death from COVID-19 in Arizona was reported by the Arizona Department of Health Services, a man in his 50’s. According to KTAR News and the department, the man had underlying health conditions and worked in the city of Phoenix’s Aviation department, per a letter sent by the by the city manager (ABC15).

March 21 – The Navajo Nation has announced an expansion of a stay-at-home-order originally put in place Friday night. The Arizona Department of Health Services has reported 10 cases of COVID-19 in the county.

March 22 – The Arizona Department of Health Services has reported that there are now 152 cases of COVID-19 in the state, an increase of 48 from March 21, and a second death; a man in his 70’s with underlying health conditions. In Maricopa County, there are now 81 cases, 16 in Pinal, 17 in Pima, 1 in Yuma, 2 in Graham, 3 in Yavapai, 14 in Coconino, 13 in Navajo and 3 in Apache.

March 23 – ADHS has reported that there are now 234 total cases of COVID-19 in the state, and two deaths. 139 cases are in Maricopa County.

*Originally listed as 235, has since been corrected.

March 23 – MCCCD Interim Chancellor Dr. Steven Gonzales has announced the first positive case of COVID-19 in the district. The student received the diagnosis yesterday, March 22. The student had been traveling during spring break, but had not returned to campus since their return according to the update. Employees have been transitioned to a remote work environment starting March 23.

March 23 – Adding to the other sporting events canceled or postponed, the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo have been postponed, according to USA TODAY Sports and International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound.

March 24 – ADHS has reported another substantial jump in COVID-19 cases in the state, up to 326 cases, up from 234 cases the previous day. There are now also five reported deaths. Maricopa County has 199 total cases, and there are 42 cases in Pima, 22 in Pinal, 2 each in Yuma and Graham, 3 in Yavapai, 18 in Coconino, 32 in Navajo and 4 in Apache.

March 24 – Governor Ducey issued an executive order Monday detailing what is considered essential services. The order also requires cities, towns and counties that give stay-at-home orders to be consistent with guidance from the Arizona Department of Health Services, and be first coordinated with the State. The order follows another executive order issued last week, requiring bars, gyms and movie theaters to close, and restaurants in counties with cases offer dine-out options only.(ABC15) (Executive Order)

March 25 – The White House and the Senate have agreed upon a $2 trillion emergency economic relief bill that includes expanded funds for hospitals, medical equipment and protection for health care workers and other provisions. The bill also would provide a one-time payment of $1,200 for workers that make up to $75,000 a year, and $2,400 for a married couple making $150,000 at most. $500 payments per child will be included as well.

March 26 – The Arizona Department of Health Services reports that there are now 508 total cases of COVID-19 in Arizona, and eight deaths. The level of community spread is now listed at widespread. Maricopa County has 299 total cases, and Pima has 75. Pinal County has 35 cases, Yuma has four, Yavapai has five, Coconino has 28, Navajo has 43 and Apache has nine. Graham, La Paz, Cochise, Mohave and Santa Cruz Counties have two cases each. 
March 26 – MCCCD Interim Chancellor Dr. Steven Gonzales has announced that commencement and convocation ceremonies scheduled for April and May have been cancelled. 

March 27 –  March 27 – The Arizona Department of Health reports that there are 665 total cases of COVID-19 and 13 deaths as of March 27. 399 cases are present in Maricopa County, 36 cases are in Pinal. 102 cases are in Pima, and there are nine in Yavapai, 41 in Coconino, 49 in Navajo, 11 in Apache and four in Graham, Yuma and Mohave counties. Cochise, Santa Cruz and La Paz Counties each have two cases. The department reports that the virus now has a widespread level of community spread.

March 27 – It was reported yesterday March 26, that the United States has surpassed Italy and China and as of March 27 it currently has 94,238 cases of COVID-19, the most in the world, according to a dashboard tracking worldwide cases from John Hopkins University.

March 27 – 12 News has reported that a woman in her 40’s has tested positive in Gila County. This is Gila County’s first positive COVID-19 case, leaving Greenlee as the only county in Arizona without any known cases.

March 28 – ADHS reports that there are now 773 cases of COVID-19 in Arizona and 15 deaths. 454 cases have been confirmed in Maricopa County. 41 cases have been confirmed in Pinal, 120 in Pima, three in Cochise, four in Yuma, five in Mohave, 13 in Yavapai, 56 in Coconino, 57 in Navajo, 13 in Apache and one in Gila. La Paz, Santa Cruz and Graham Counties each have two confirmed cases. Greenlee county remains the only in Arizona without a confirmed positive case.

March 28 – Governor Ducey has signed a state budget that adds $50 million for Arizona’s COVID-19 response.

March 29 – COVID-19 cases in Arizona have risen to 912, and 16 deaths, according to ADHS. Of those cases, 546 are in Maricopa County, up from 454 the previous day. 51 cases have been confirmed in Pinal County, and 147 positive cases are in Pima. Five have been confirmed positive in Yuma, one in Gila, 12 in Yavapai, six in Mohave, 62 in Coconino, 60 in Navajo, 13 in Apache and three in Cochise. Santa Cruz, La Paz and Graham have two confirmed cases each. Greenlee County is still the only one in Arizona without a confirmed case.

March 29 – The Department of Health Services has updated its numbers from its initial report Sunday morning. There are now 919 cases of COVID-19 around the state and 17 deaths. 545 positive cases have been found in Maricopa County, 51 in Pinal, 153 in Pima, three in Cochise, five in Yuma, 12 in Yavapai, six in Mohave, 62 in Coconino, 62 in Navajo, 13 in Apache and one in Gila. La Paz, Santa Cruz and Graham county each have two cases, with Greenlee being the only county in Arizona without any cases. (12News)

March 30 – Governor Ducey and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman have announced that Arizona schools will not reopen for the rest of the school year (KTAR). The closure applies to all district and charter schools. Private schools will be required to remain closed until at least April 30 (Release from the governor’s office).

March 30 – Governor Ducey and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman have announced that Arizona schools will not reopen for the rest of the school year due to COVID-19 (KTAR). The closure applies to all district and charter schools. Private schools will be required to remain closed until at least April 30. (Release from the governor’s office). Schools were originally scheduled to be closed until April 10 (governor’s office).

March 30 – The announcement of school closures for the rest of the school year align with new guidance from the White House March 29, which has extended social distancing guidelines through April 30 (Washington Post).

March 30 – Cases of COVID-19 have reached over 1000 in Arizona, with the Arizona Department of Health Services reporting 1,157 total positive in the state March 30. 20 deaths have been reported, up from 17 the previous day. Cases by county are below. (ADHS)

The Greenlee County Health Department confirmed its first case of COVID-19 the evening of Sunday, March 29,  according to the Eastern Arizona Courier. 

March 30 – Governor Ducey has issued a stay-at-home order for Arizona, effective March 31 at 5 p.m. (KTAR)

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March 30 –  Nine Arizona mayors; Kate Gallego of Phoenix, Regina Romero of Tucson, Anna Tovar of Tolleson, Coral Evans of Flagstaff, Ginny Dickey of Fountain Hills, Valerie Molina of Guadalupe, Mila Besich of Superior, Alexis Hermosillo of El Mirage and Thomas L. McCauley of Winslow, write a letter to Gov. Ducey, requesting that he enact a stay-at-home order. Ducey would announce the order later March 30.

March 30 –  Interim Chancellor Dr. Steven Gonzales has announced in an email that MCCCD employees will continue to work remotely for the rest of the spring semester, with the hope to end remote work May 8 if not directed otherwise by health officials.

March 31 – ADHS reports that there are now 1,289 cases of COVID-19 in Arizona. 24 have died. Cases by County:

  • Maricopa: 788
  • Pinal: 62
  • Pima: 202
  • Cochise: 4
  • Yuma: 9
  • Mohave: 7
  • Coconino: 81
  • Navajo: 91
  • Yavapai: 21
  • Apache: 16
  • Santa Cruz: 2
  • Graham: 2
  • La Paz: 2
  • Gila: 1
  • Greenlee: 1

April 1 – ADHS has reported that there are now 1,413 total cases of COVID-19 in Arizona. 29 deaths have been reported. Cases by county:

  • Maricopa: 871
  • Pinal: 65
  • Pima: 217
  • Yavapai: 24
  • Coconino: 85
  • Navajo: 102
  • Apache: 17
  • Mohave: 7
  • Yuma: 12
  • Santa Cruz: 3
  • Cochise: 4
  • La Paz: 2
  • Graham: 2
  • Gila: 1
  • Greenlee: 1

April 2 – ADHS has reported that as of April 2, there are now 1,598 cases of COVID-19 in Arizona. There are now 32 reported deaths. Cases by county are below.

  • Maricopa: 961
  • Pima: 237
  • Pinal: 69
  • Yuma: 13
  • Mohave: 8
  • Yavapai: 34
  • Coconino: 114
  • Navajo: 129
  • Apache: 19
  • Santa Cruz: 3
  • La Paz: 2
  • Gila: 2
  • Graham: 2
  • Greenlee: 1

April 3 – The Arizona Department of Health Services reports that as of April 3, there are now 1,769 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Arizona, and 41 deaths, an increase from the reported 1,598 cases April 2. Maricopa County is now over 1000 cases, with a reported 1,049. Cases by county below.

  • Maricopa: 1,049
  • Pima: 280
  • Pinal: 77
  • Yuma: 13
  • Yavapai: 35
  • Coconino: 126
  • Navajo: 148
  • Apache: 17
  • Mohave: 9
  • Cochise: 5
  • Santa Cruz: 3
  • La Paz: 2
  • Gila: 2
  • Graham: 2
  • Greenlee: 1

April 3 – The WNBA is the latest professional sports league to delay the start of its season due to COVID-19 (statement from commissioner Cathy Engelbert).

April 3 – Governor Ducey announced additional guidance on businesses that will be considered essential after originally detailing it in a March 23 executive order. Barber shops, hair salons, cosmetology, nail and aesthetic salons as well as tanning salons, tattoo parlors, spas and massage parlors will close by April 4 at 5 p.m. These services were originally named as essential.

Public park Areas that do not allow for the correct amount of physical distancing such as playgrounds and basketball courts will also be closed, as well as swap meets and communal pools. (Governor’s office)  (KTAR)

April 4 –  ADHS reports that there are now 2,019 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Arizona as of April 4, an increase of 250 from the April 3 report of 1,769 cases. 52 deaths have now been reported, an increase of 11 from yesterday, April 3. Cases by county are below.

  • Maricopa: 1,171
  • Pima: 326
  • Pinal: 89
  • Yuma: 14
  • Santa Cruz: 4
  • Cochise: 7
  • Yavapai: 43
  • Coconino: 147
  • Navajo: 177
  • Apache: 20
  • Mohave: 12
  • Santa Cruz: 4
  • Graham: 3
  • Gila: 3
  • La Paz: 2
  • Greenlee: 1

April 5 –  Yesterday afternoon, President Donald Trump approved Gov. Ducey’s request for a PresidentialMajor Disaster Declaration in Arizona. This will allow Arizona access to more federal resources to help against COVID-19 and provide a boost in resources such as Crisis Counseling, disaster case management legal services and unemployment assistance, disaster supplemental nutrition assistance program, hazard mitigation grant program and other appropriate Stanford Act disaster assistance programs. (KTAR) (Governors Office)

April 5 –  ADHS has reported that there are 2,269 cases of COVID-19 in Arizona as of April 5, an increase of 250 cases from April 4. 64 deaths have been reported, up from 52 the previous day. Cases by county are below.

  • Maricopa: 1,326
  • Pima: 372
  • Pinal: 103
  • Yavapai: 45
  • Mohave: 16
  • Coconino: 155
  • Navajo: 195
  • Apache: 23
  • Yuma: 13
  • Cochise: 8
  • Santa Cruz: 4
  • La Paz: 3
  • Gila: 3
  • Greenlee: 1

April 6 – Arizona now has 2,456 total cases of COVID-19 according to ADHS’s daily report, an increase of  187 from Sunday, April 5. One additional death has been reported. Cases by county below.

  • Maricopa: 1,433
  • Pima: 415
  • Pinal: 106
  • Yavapai: 49
  • Yuma: 13
  • Mohave: 20
  • Coconino: 163
  • Navajo: 210
  • Apache: 25
  • Cochise: 9
  • Santa Cruz: 4
  • La Paz: 3
  • Gila: 3
  • Graham: 2
  • Greenlee: 1

April 7 –  ADHS has reported that as of April 7, Arizona has 2,575 cases total confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 119 from April 6. 73 deaths have been reported, an increase of 8 from yesterday, April 6, when only one new death had been confirmed. Cases by county are below.

  • Maricopa: 1,495
  • Pima: 415
  • Pinal: 120
  • Yavapai: 57
  • Yuma: 13
  • Mohave: 23
  • Coconino: 179
  • Navajo: 222
  • Apache: 28
  • Cochise: 9
  • Santa Cruz: 5
  • La Paz: 3
  • Gila: 3
  • Graham: 2
  • Greenlee: 1

April 7 – ESPN’s Jeff Passan reported late yesterday, April 6, that Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association are discussing a plan that could have all 30 teams playing games in the Phoenix area as early as May. MLB would be the first league to return. The league released a statement on the matter, saying that they “are not ready at this time to endorse any format for staging games.”

April 8 – ADHS has reported in their daily website update that there are a total of 2,726 cases of COVID-19 in Arizona as of April 8, an increase of 151 from the previous day. The 80 recorded deaths is an increase of seven from Tuesday, April 7. Cases by county below.

  • Maricopa: 1,559
  • Pima: 464
  • Pinal: 124
  • Yavapai: 58
  • Yuma: 14
  • Mohave: 23
  • Coconino: 186
  • Navajo: 240
  • Apache: 34
  • Cochise: 9
  • Santa Cruz: 6
  • La Paz: 3
  • Gila: 3
  • Graham: 2
  • Greenlee: 1

April 9 – ADHS has reported in its daily website that there are now over 3000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Arizona. 3,018 cases have been reported, an increase of 292 from the previous day. The 89 reported deaths are an increase of nine from Wednesday, April 8. Cases by county are below.

  • Maricopa: 1,689
  • Pima: 512
  • Pinal: 137
  • Yavapai: 62
  • Yuma: 15
  • Mohave: 27
  • Coconino: 210
  • Navajo: 286
  • Apache: 52
  • Cochise: 11
  • Santa Cruz: 7
  • La Paz: 4
  • Gila: 3
  • Graham: 2
  • Greenlee: 1

April 9 – According to an email update from the office of Provost ,Karla Fisher, Ph.D., all spring MCCCD courses that are continuing after April 9 will convert to the “P/Z” (credit/no credit) grading scale. Students earning a ‘C’ or better in courses will receive a ‘P’ grade for credit. Students with a ‘D’ or ‘F’ in a course will receive a ‘Z’ (no credit). “P/Z” grades will not factor into a student’s MCCCD GPA, and they will be able to be counted towards graduation and university transfer. A tuition credit is also being offered under specific circumstances in response to COVID-19.

April 9 –  MCCCD Interim Chancellor Dr. Steven Gonzales has announced in an email update that all summer 2020 classes will be delivered in an online or alternative delivery format only.

April 10 – In its daily update, ADHS has reported that there are 3,112 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Arizona, an increase of 94 from the previous day. 97 total deaths have been reported, an increase of eight from April 9. Cases by county are below.

  • Maricopa: 1,741
  • Pima: 543
  • Pinal: 138
  • Yavapai: 62
  • Yuma: 16
  • Mohave: 28
  • Coconino: 214
  • Navajo: 287
  • Apache: 55
  • Cochise: 11
  • Santa Cruz: 7
  • La Paz: 4
  • Gila: 3
  • Graham: 2
  • Greenlee: 1

April 11 – In its daily update on its website, ADHS has reported that there are now 3,393 confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date in Arizona, an increase of 281 from April 10. The reported total deaths is now 108, an increase of 11 from the previous day. Cases by county are below.

  • Maricopa: 1,891
  • Pima: 591
  • Pinal: 146
  • Yavapai: 63
  • Yuma: 15
  • Mohave: 30
  • Coconino: 238
  • Navajo: 321
  • Apache: 66
  • Cochise: 13
  • Santa Cruz: 8
  • La Paz: 4
  • Gila: 3
  • Graham: 2
  • Greenlee: 2

April 12 – ADHS has reported in its daily website update that there are now 3,539 total confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Arizona, an increase of 146 from the previous day. Many of those cases are in Maricopa County, which has 1,960. The 115 total reported deaths is an increase of seven from April 11. Cases by county are below.

  • Maricopa: 1,960
  • Pima: 622
  • Pinal: 163
  • Yavapai: 63
  • Yuma: 17
  • Mohave: 30
  • Coconino: 243
  • Navajo: 335
  • Apache: 72
  • Cochise: 15
  • Santa Cruz: 8
  • La Paz: 4
  • Gila: 3
  • Graham: 2
  • Greenlee: 2

April 13 – ADHS reports in its daily update that there are now 3,702 confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date in Arizona. Maricopa County is up over 2000 cases, with a reported 2,020. Cases can now be viewed by Arizona zipcode. Cases by county below.

  • Maricopa: 2,020
  • Pima: 668
  • Pinal: 168
  • Yavapai: 65
  • Yuma: 17
  • Mohave: 40
  • Coconino: 253
  • Navajo: 345
  • Apache: 89
  • Cochise: 16
  • Santa Cruz: 10
  • La Paz: 4
  • Gila: 3
  • Graham: 2
  • Greenlee: 2

April 14 – ADHS is reporting in its daily website update that there are now 3,806 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Arizona as of April 14, an increase of 104 from the previous day. The 131 total reported deaths is an increase of nine from April 13. 44,096 people have been tested through the week of April 12.

  • Maricopa: 2,056
  • Pima: 685
  • Pinal: 175
  • Yavapai: 70
  • Yuma: 17
  • Mohave: 45
  • Coconino: 270
  • Navajo: 355
  • Apache: 97
  • Cochise: 15
  • Santa Cruz: 10
  • La Paz: 4
  • Gila: 3
  • Graham: 2
  • Greenlee: 2

April 15 –  ADHS reports in its daily website update that there are now 3,962 total confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Arizona to date as of April 15, an increase of 156 from the previous day. There are now 142 total deaths, an increase of 11 from April 14. 45,310 people have been tested in total. Cases by county are below.

  • Maricopa: 2,146
  • Pima: 700
  • Pinal: 182
  • Yavapai: 66
  • Yuma: 18
  • Mohave: 45
  • Coconino: 266
  • Navajo: 390
  • Apache: 110
  • Cochise: 15
  • Santa Cruz: 12
  • La Paz: 5
  • Gila: 3
  • Graham: 2
  • Greenlee: 2

April 15 –  According to data provided by John Hopkins University, worldwide cases of COVID-19 are over 2 million.

April 16 – The Arizona Department of Health Services reports that as of April 16, there is now 4,234 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Arizona, and 150 deaths, increases of 262 and eight respectively. To date, 47,398 people have been tested in the state. Cases by county are below.

  • Maricopa: 2,264
  • Pima: 760
  • Pinal: 197
  • Yavapai: 68
  • Yuma: 21
  • Mohave: 51
  • Coconino: 299
  • Navajo: 410
  • Apache: 118
  • Cochise: 18
  • Santa Cruz: 14
  • La Paz: 5
  • Gila: 5
  • Graham: 2
  • Greenlee: 2

April 16 –  The IRS is now sending out the first wave of coronavirus stimulus relief checks. The IRS has also launched an online portal for users to track the status of their payments, according to 12News. People making $75,000 or less will receive $1,200, up to $99,000. Household will receive an additional $500 for children under 16.

April 17 – ADHS reports in its daily website update that there are now 4,507 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Arizona, an increase of 273 from the day before. 169 people to date have died, an increase of 19 from the reported 150 April 16. 49,230 people have been tested in total. Cases by county are below.

  • Maricopa: 2,404
  • Pima: 819
  • Pinal: 212
  • Yavapai: 69
  • Yuma: 23
  • Mohave: 51
  • Coconino: 304
  • Navajo: 435
  • Apache: 141
  • Cochise: 20
  • Santa Cruz: 15
  • La Paz: 5
  • Gila: 5
  • Graham: 2
  • Greenlee: 2

April 18 –  ADHS reports that as of April 18, there is now 4,719 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Arizona, an increase of 212 from the previous day. To date, 177 people have died, an increase of eight from the previous day’s reported 169 total. A total of 51,045 tests gave been given. Cases by county are below.

  • Maricopa: 2,491
  • Pima: 856
  • Pinal: 235
  • Yavapai: 72
  • Yuma: 24
  • Mohave: 52
  • Coconino: 314
  • Navajo: 452
  • Apache: 169
  • Cochise: 22
  • Santa Cruz: 16
  • La Paz: 5
  • Gila: 7
  • Graham: 2
  • Greenlee: 2

April 19 –  ADHS reports in its daily website update that as of April 19, there are now 4,929 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Arizona and 184 deaths, increases of 210 and seven from the previous day. In total, 52,990 people have been tested to date. Cases by county below.

  • Maricopa: 2,589
  • Pima: 913
  • Pinal: 247
  • Yavapai: 72
  • Yuma: 25
  • Mohave: 54
  • Coconino: 333
  • Navajo: 359
  • Apache: 178
  • Cochise: 24
  • Santa Cruz: 19
  • La Paz: 5
  • Gila: 7
  • Graham: 2
  • Greenlee: 2

April 20 –  There are now 5,064 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state according to ADHS’ daily website update, an increase of 135 from April 19. In total, 187 deaths have now ben reported, an increase of three from the previous day. Overall, 54,500 tested have been administered in Arizona. Cases by county below.

  • Maricopa: 2,636
  • Pima: 941
  • Pinal: 256
  • Yavapai: 71
  • Yuma: 27
  • Mohave: 56
  • Coconino: 337
  • Navajo: 473
  • Apache: 202
  • Cochise: 28
  • Santa Cruz: 20
  • La Paz: 5
  • Gila: 8
  • Graham: 2
  • Greenlee: 2

April 21 –  ADHS has reported in its daily website update that there are now 5,251 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Arizona as of April 21, an increase of 187 from the previous day. The 208 reported deaths are an increase of 21 from the previous day. In total, 55,152 people have been tested.

 

April 21 –  President Trump announced late last night in a tweet that he will be signing an executive order to “temporarily suspend immigration into the United States” to protect against COVID-19. (NPR)

April 22 –  There are now 5,459 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Arizona and 229 deaths according to ADHS’ daily update, increases of 208 and 21 respectively. In total, 56,601 tests have been given. Cases by county are below.

  • Maricopa: 2,846
  • Pima: 973
  • Pinal: 283
  • Yavapai: 73
  • Yuma: 28
  • Mohave: 62
  • Coconino: 353
  • Navajo: 527
  • Apache: 235
  • Cochise: 31
  • Santa Cruz: 28
  • La Paz: 6
  • Gila: 10
  • Graham: 2
  • Greenlee: 2

April 23 –  There are now 5,769 reported cases of COVID-19 in Arizona and 249 have died, increases of 310 and 20 from the previous day. ADHS has been updating its database with new case information every morning. In total, 5,697 tests have been given so far. Cases by county are below.

  • Maricopa: 2,970
  • Pima: 1,026
  • Pinal: 303
  • Yavapai: 75
  • Yuma: 39
  • Mohave: 69
  • Coconino: 372
  • Navajo: 564
  • Apache: 268
  • Cochise: 31
  • Santa Cruz: 28
  • La Paz: 6
  • Gila: 12
  • Graham: 4
  • Greenlee: 2

April 24 – ADHS reports that there are now 6,045 cases of COVID-19 in Arizona and 266 deaths, increases of 276 and 17 from the previous day. In total, 60,714 tests have been given. The majority of these cases are in Maricopa County, which has over 3,000.

  • Maricopa: 3,116
  • Pima: 1,060
  • Pinal: 317
  • Yavapai: 75
  • Yuma: 42
  • Mohave: 73
  • Coconino: 391
  • Navajo: 583
  • Apache: 296
  • Cochise: 34
  • Santa Cruz: 30
  • La Paz: 8
  • Gila: 11
  • Graham: 7
  • Greenlee: 2

April 25 – ADHS reports that there are now 6,280 confirmed cases cases of COVID-19 in Arizona and 273 have now died, increases of 235 and seven from the previous day. Below are cases broke down by county.

  • Maricopa: 3,234
  • Pima: 1,090
  • Pinal: 332
  • Yavapai: 76
  • Yuma: 47
  • Mohave: 81
  • Coconino: 402
  • Navajo: 612
  • Apache: 314
  • Cochise: 36
  • Santa Cruz: 30
  • La Paz: 7
  • Gila: 11
  • Graham: 6
  • Greenlee: 2

April 26 –  ADHS reports in its daily website update that there are now 6,526 cases of COVID-19 in Arizona as of April 26, an increase of 246 from the day prior. To date, 275 have now died, a slight increase of two from the previous day. In total, 64,811 tests have been given. Cases by county are below.

  • Maricopa: 3,359
  • Pima: 1,136
  • Pinal: 342
  • Yavapai: 76
  • Yuma: 51
  • Mohave: 88
  • Coconino: 420
  • Navajo: 625
  • Apache: 336
  • Cochise: 36
  • Santa Cruz: 30
  • La Paz: 7
  • Gila: 11
  • Graham: 7
  • Greenlee: 2

April 27 –  ADHS reports that there are 6,716 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Arizona as of April 27, an increase of 190 from the previous day. No new deaths have been reported, after yesterday’s slight increase of two.  In total, 66,543 tests have been given. Cases by county are below.

  • Maricopa: 3,457
  • Pima: 1,164
  • Pinal: 359
  • Yavapai: 77
  • Yuma: 53
  • Mohave: 96
  • Coconino: 425
  • Navajo: 628
  • Apache: 362
  • Cochise: 36
  • Santa Cruz: 30
  • La Paz: 7
  • Gila: 11
  • Graham: 9
  • Greenlee: 2

April 28 –  There are now 6,948 cases of COVID-19 in Arizona and 293 total deaths, according to ADHS’ daily website update. These numbers are increases of 232 and 18 from the previous day. In total, 67,438 people have been tested to date, an increase of 895 new tests from the previous day. Cases by county are below.

  • Maricopa: 3,578
  • Pima: 1,188
  • Pinal: 365
  • Yavapai: 77
  • Yuma: 60
  • Mohave: 99
  • Coconino: 439
  • Navajo: 665
  • Apache: 380
  • Cochise: 37
  • Santa Cruz: 31
  • La Paz: 7
  • Gila: 11
  • Graham: 9
  • Greenlee: 2

April 29 –  ADHS reports in its daily website update that there is now 7,202 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Arizona and 304 deaths, increases of 254 and 11 respectively. In total, 68,813 tests have been given to date, with 1,375 new tests reported today.

  • Maricopa: 3,723
  • Pima: 1,215
  • Pinal: 387
  • Yavapai: 79
  • Yuma: 65
  • Mohave: 105
  • Coconino: 453
  • Navajo: 682
  • Apache: 392
  • Cochise: 38
  • Santa Cruz: 31
  • La Paz: 8
  • Gila: 12
  • Graham: 10
  • Greenlee: 2

April 29 – Gov. Doug Ducey has announced that Arizona’s stay-at-home order has been extended until May 15 with modifications.

April 30 –  ADHS reports that Arizona has 7,648 cases of COVID-19 as of April 30, and 320 have died, increases of 446 and 16 respectively. In total, 71,786 have been tested. Cases by county below.

  • Maricopa: 3,972
  • Pima: 1,241
  • Pinal: 397
  • Yavapai: 79
  • Yuma: 78
  • Mohave: 117
  • Coconino: 486
  • Navajo: 712
  • Apache: 449
  • Cochise: 39
  • Santa Cruz: 33
  • La Paz: 14
  • Gila: 13
  • Graham: 16
  • Greenlee: 2

May 1 – Arizona has 7,962 cases of COVID-19 as of  May 1, and 330 have died in total, increases of 314 and 10, according to ADHS’ daily data update. In total, 74,879 tests have been given, with 3,093 new reported tests today.

  • Maricopa: 4,156
  • Pima: 1,267
  • Pinal: 417
  • Yavapai: 82
  • Yuma: 82
  • Mohave: 122
  • Coconino: 498
  • Navajo: 741
  • Apache: 478
  • Cochise: 39
  • Santa Cruz: 33
  • La Paz: 15
  • Gila: 13
  • Graham: 17
  • Greenlee: 2

May 2 –  ADHS reports that there are now 8,364 cases of COVID-19 in Arizona as of May 2, an increase of 402 from the previous day. The 348 total reported deaths are an increase of 18 from May 1. In total, 77,997 tests have been given, with 3,118 new tests reported today. With partners such as Walgreens and Banner Health, ADHS is launching the “Arizona Testing Blitz” which has a goal of testing 10,000-20,000 people over the next three Saturdays. Cases by county today in Arizona are below.

  • Maricopa: 4,421
  • Pima: 1,300
  • Pinal: 435
  • Yavapai: 87
  • Yuma: 89
  • Mohave: 127
  • Coconino: 512
  • Navajo: 766
  • Apache: 507
  • Cochise: 39
  • Santa Cruz: 34
  • La Paz: 14
  • Gila: 14
  • Graham: 17
  • Greenlee: 2

May 3 – There are now 8,640 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Arizona as of May 3, and 362 are reported to have died, increases of 276 and 14 from the previous day, according to data from ADHS. In total, 81,119 tests have been given, with 3,122 new tests being reported today. Cases by county are below.

  • Maricopa: 4,585
  • Pima: 1,326
  • Pinal: 456
  • Yavapai: 89
  • Yuma: 98
  • Mohave: 135
  • Coconino: 527
  • Navajo: 777
  • Apache: 526
  • Cochise: 39
  • Santa Cruz: 34
  • La Paz: 14
  • Gila: 14
  • Graham: 18
  • Greenlee: 2

May 4 –  ADHS reports that there are now 8,919 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Arizona as of May 4, an increase of 279 from the day prior. There have been 362 deaths, with no new ones reported today. As far as tests, 85,253 have been given, with 4,134 new tests being reported today. Cases by county in Arizona are below.

  • Maricopa: 4,751
  • Pima: 1,346
  • Pinal: 468
  • Yavapai: 93
  • Yuma: 110
  • Mohave: 141
  • Coconino: 540
  • Navajo: 800
  • Apache: 549
  • Cochise: 39
  • Santa Cruz: 34
  • La Paz: 14
  • Gila: 14
  • Graham: 18
  • Greenlee: 2

May 4 – Gov.  Doug Ducey announced in a press conference today that Arizona hair salons and barber shops will be able to re-open Friday, May 8. Restaurants will be able to open for dine-in service Monday, May 11, one day before the best case scenario date given during last week’s briefing. (KTAR). Retail has been partially re-opened today, May 4, offering services such as curbside delivery (governor’s office).

May 5 –  ADHS reports that as of May 5, there are now 9,305 cases of COVID-19 in Arizona, and 395 people have now died, increases of 386 and 33 from the previous day. In total, 88,260 tests have been given, with 3,007 new tests reported today. Cases by county are below.

  • Maricopa: 4,929
  • Pima: 1,379
  • Pinal: 478
  • Yavapai: 126
  • Yuma: 115
  • Mohave: 147
  • Coconino: 561
  • Navajo: 869
  • Apache: 576
  • Cochise: 39
  • Santa Cruz: 35
  • La Paz: 16
  • Gila: 14
  • Graham: 19
  • Greenlee: 2

May 6 – Arizona now has 9.707 cases of COVID-19 as of May 6, according to ADHS’ daily data update, and 426 have now died. These are increases of 402 and 31 respectively. In total, 91,737 tests have now been given, with 3,477 new tests being reported today. Cases by Arizona county below.

  • Maricopa: 5,138
  • Pima: 1,425
  • Pinal: 497
  • Yavapai: 140
  • Yuma: 134
  • Mohave: 150
  • Coconino: 588
  • Navajo: 892
  • Apache: 612
  • Cochise: 40
  • Santa Cruz: 37
  • La Paz: 18
  • Gila: 15
  • Graham: 19
  • Greenlee: 2

May 7 –  Arizona now has 9,945 cases of COVID-19 and 450 deaths, increases of 238 and 24 from the previous day. In total, 111,086 tests have been given, with 7,489 being reported today. Cases by county in Arizona below.

  • Maricopa: 5,196
  • Pima: 1,465
  • Pinal: 530
  • Yavapai: 152
  • Yuma: 148
  • Mohave: 158
  • Coconino: 618
  • Navajo: 912
  • Apache: 630
  • Cochise: 40
  • Santa Cruz: 38
  • La Paz: 20
  • Gila: 17
  • Graham: 19
  • Greenlee: 2

May 8 –  ADHS reports that Arizona now has 10,526 cases of COVID-19 and 517 deaths, increases of 581 and 67 from the previous day. In total, 119,907 tests have been given, with 8,821 new tests being reported today. Cases by county in Arizona below.

  • Maricopa: 5,525
  • Pima: 1,520
  • Pinal: 566
  • Yavapai: 170
  • Yuma: 159
  • Mohave: 171
  • Coconino: 659
  • Navajo: 945
  • Apache: 671
  • Cochise: 41
  • Santa Cruz: 38
  • La Paz: 22
  • Gila: 19
  • Graham: 18
  • Greenlee: 2

May 9 – Arizona now has 10,960 cases of COVID-19 according to ADHS’ daily data update, an increase of 434 from the day prior. There are now 15 new reported deaths, bringing the total to 532. In total, 128,940 tests have been given, with 9,033 reported today.  According to KTAR News, the data given by the daily reports are presented after the state compiles it, but it can lag a few days. Cases by county are below.

  • Maricopa: 5,779
  • Pima: 1,154
  • Pinal: 585
  • Yavapai: 175
  • Yuma: 176
  • Mohave: 178
  • Coconino: 679
  • Navajo: 981
  • Apache: 710
  • Cochise: 41
  • Santa Cruz: 40
  • La Paz: 22
  • Gila: 19
  • Graham: 19
  • Greenlee: 2

May 10 –  Arizona now has 11,119 cases of COVID-19 according to ADHS’ daily data update, an increase of 159 from the prior day. There are four new reported deaths, with the total now at 536. In total, 137,739 tests have been given, with 8,799 reported today. Cases by county below.

  • Maricopa: 5,827
  • Pima: 1,585
  • Pinal: 600
  • Yavapai: 177
  • Yuma: 191
  • Mohave: 193
  • Coconino: 699
  • Navajo: 983
  • Apache: 716
  • Cochise: 41
  • Santa Cruz: 44
  • La Paz: 23
  • Gila: 19
  • Graham: 19
  • Greenlee: 2

May 11 –  Dine-in service is resuming on a limited basis in Arizona today. Restaurants have to abide by social distancing restrictions between tables and seat parties no larger than 10. Gov. Ducey will allow other businesses to open later as restrictions relax. The state’s stay-at-home order expires May 15. (KTAR)

May 11 – Arizona has 261 new cases of COVID-19 May 11, bringing the total to 11,380. In terms of deaths, six have been reported today, leaving the total now at 542 to date. Today, 12,502 new tests have been reported by ADHS, which has been updating its website each morning with new data. In all, 150,241 tests have been given in the state.  Cases by county in Arizona are below.

  • Maricopa: 5,988
  • Pima: 1,602
  • Pinal: 620
  • Yavapai: 180
  • Yuma: 196
  • Mohave: 198
  • Coconino: 713
  • Navajo: 1,006
  • Apache: 727
  • Cochise: 42
  • Santa Cruz: 45
  • La Paz: 23
  • Gila: 19
  • Graham: 19
  • Greenlee: 2

May 12 – Arizona has 356 new cases of COVID-19 May 12, bringing the total number to 11,736. As far as deaths, 20 have been reported today, with the total now at 562. ADHS reports 8,841 new tests, and 159,082 have been given in the state in total. Cases by county in Arizona are below.

  • Maricopa: 6,219
  • Pima: 1,623
  • Pinal: 636
  • Yavapai: 206
  • Yuma: 207
  • Mohave: 207
  • Coconino: 720
  • Navajo: 1,017
  • Apache: 744
  • Cochise: 43
  • Santa Cruz: 51
  • La Paz: 22
  • Gila: 19
  • Graham: 20
  • Greenlee: 2

May 12 –  Gov. Doug Ducey announced in a press briefing that swimming pools and gyms will be able to reopen Wednesday, May 13. Professional sports leagues will be able to begin practicing once the stay-at-home-order expires Friday, May 15. Ducey said Appropriate health measures should remain in place.  (Andrew Oxford of the Arizona Republic)

May 13 –  ADHS reports that there are now 440 new cases of COVID-19 in Arizona today, with the total now at 12,176. Today, 32 new deaths have been reported bringing that total up to 594 to date. As far as tests, 165,810 have now been given, and 6,728 have been reported today. Out of the total number of tests given, 6.4 percent of the population has tested positive. Cases by county in Arizona are below.

  • Maricopa: 6,341
  • Pima: 1,661
  • Pinal: 643
  • Yavapai: 227
  • Yuma: 243
  • Mohave: 213
  • Coconino: 772
  • Navajo: 1,099
  • Apache: 817
  • Cochise: 43
  • Santa Cruz: 50
  • La Paz: 25
  • Gila: 19
  • Graham: 21
  • Greenlee: 2

May 14 – Arizona now has 498 new reported COVID-19 cases as of May 14, and 12,674 total. There have also been 30 new reported deaths, bringing that total up to 624. In terms of testing, 175,455 have now been given, with 9,645 new ones reported today. Cases by Arizona county are below. ADHS has been updating its data dashboard each morning.

  • Maricopa: 6,599
  • Pima: 1,696
  • Pinal: 650
  • Yavapai: 243
  • Yuma: 285
  • Mohave: 220
  • Coconino: 795
  • Navajo: 1,150
  • Apache: 859
  • Cochise: 44
  • Santa Cruz: 62
  • La Paz: 27
  • Gila: 21
  • Graham: 21
  • Greenlee: 2

May 15 –  The Arizona Department of Health Services’ daily data update reports that there is 495 new cases of COVID-19 in Arizona as of May 15, with the total number now at 13,169. The state also has 27 new deaths, bringing the total to 651. In the state, 11,449 new tests are being reported today, with the total now at 186,904.  For the tests processed, 6.2 percent have come back positive, a slight decrease from 6.3 percent previously.  According to KTAR News, the data from the reports is presented after the state receives and compiles them, which can lag days behind. It is not meant to show complete actual activity over the previous 24 hours.

  • Maricopa: 6,821
  • Pima: 1,750
  • Pinal: 670
  • Yavapai: 254
  • Yuma: 310
  • Mohave: 242
  • Coconino: 823
  • Navajo: 1,177
  • Apache: 927
  • Cochise: 45
  • Santa Cruz: 69
  • La Paz: 36
  • Gila: 22
  • Graham: 21
  • Greenlee: 2

May 16 –  The Arizona Department of Health Services has reported 462 new cases of COVID-19 again for May 16, bringing the total in the state to 13,631 cases.  There has also been another substantial increase in deaths, with 28 as of today. Now, 679 people have died in Arizona to date. In terms of testing, 7,600 new ones have been reported, adding to a total of 194,504 tests in the state. Of the population tested in the state, the amount that has tested positive remains at 6.2 percent.  According to KTAR News, the data from the reports is presented after the state receives and compiles them, which can lag days behind. It is not meant to show complete actual activity over the previous 24 hours. Cases by county in Arizona are below.

  • Maricopa: 7,096
  • Pima: 1,781
  • Pinal: 678
  • Yavapai: 260
  • Yuma: 328
  • Mohave: 250
  • Coconino: 839
  • Navajo: 1,238
  • Apache: 962
  • Cochise: 46
  • Santa Cruz: 72
  • La Paz: 37
  • Gila: 22
  • Graham: 20
  • Greenlee: 2

May 17 – The state health department has reported that there are 306 new cases of COVID-19 in Arizona as of May 17, bringing the total to 13,937. The state’s death toll rose by only one, making it a total of 680 to date. The reported tests increased by 8,502, with the total tests given now at 203,006. Out of all PCR and serology (antibody) tests in the state, 6.1 percent have tested positive, a slight decrease from yesterday, May 16. Cases by county in Arizona are below.

  • Maricopa: 7,240
  • Pima: 1,814
  • Pinal: 693
  • Yavapai: 262
  • Yuma: 355
  • Mohave: 250
  • Coconino: 866
  • Navajo: 1,273
  • Apache: 981
  • Cochise: 46
  • Santa Cruz: 75
  • La Paz: 38
  • Gila: 22
  • Graham: 20
  • Greenlee: 2

May 18 –  There are 233 new cases of COVID-19 in Arizona as of May 18, according to the state health department’s daily data update. This brings the total number of reported cases up to 14,170. The death toll rose by six, bringing it to 686 total. The total tests given in the state is now 212,784, with 9,778 new tests reported today. The total positive case results of all PCR and serology tests had another slight decrease from yesterday, at 6 percent. Cases by county in Arizona are below.

  • Maricopa: 7,340
  • Pima: 1,825
  • Pinal: 702
  • Yavapai: 267
  • Yuma: 405
  • Mohave: 251
  • Coconino: 901
  • Navajo: 1,285
  • Apache: 988
  • Cochise: 46
  • Santa Cruz: 78
  • La Paz: 38
  • Gila: 22
  • Graham: 20
  • Greenlee: 2