PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Arizona health officials reported 117 new coronavirus deaths Tuesday morning with 105,094 confirmed cases statewide. The total number of deaths in the state is now 1,927 as of Tuesday morning.
Maricopa County, the state's most populous location, has the most cases -- 67,543. This is according to numbers released Tuesday, July 7.
Arizona now reports 101,441 COVID-19 cases statewide, 1,810 deaths
With more than 100,000 COVID-19 cases now reported by the Arizona Department of Health Services, Arizona crossed a major milestone in the coronavirus pandemic Monday.
According to AZDHS, there are 3,352 new coronvirus cases reported and one new death. That brings Arizona's totals to 101,441 and 1,801 respectively.
The state has made national headlines as coronavirus cases surge since Arizona started to reopen on May 15.
An analysis of the statistics provided by AZDHS shows there were three times as many COVID-19 cases reported in June as they were in March, April and May combined. The numbers will likely continue to increase as test results on samples taken last week continue to come in.
Arizona to close bars, gyms, theaters again; delay start of school
Cities across Arizona mandate mask wearing in public places
Cities across the state have mandated mask-wearing in public places. Less than 24 hours after Gov. Doug Ducey said Arizona’s local governments could mandate that people wear face masks when out in public, cities and counties throughout the state started looking at option to do just that.
Here is the latest information on city-by-city face mask requirements throughout Arizona. We will update this list as more decisions are made and orders formalized.
Arizona health officials reported a record 4,878 new cases in one day
Arizona Department of Health Services reported a record 4,878 new coronavirus cases Wedneday morning. This is the highest number of COVID-19 new cases reported since the outbreak started.
On the same day, there was a record 88 deaths due to COVID-19 in Arizona.
Banner Health says the number of COVID patients on ventilators has quadrupled
COVID numbers are continuing to spike at alarming rates as more people are being tested here in Arizona, amid the health department misreporting the number of available hospital beds in the state.
Now, hospitals have spoken out with major concerns about the virus and the numbers they’re seeing. Banner Health raised a major red flag Monday, tweeting that since May 15th their number of COVID patients on ventilators has quadrupled.
Arizona’s Family asked the health department if they're worried. “At this time, we are not concerned about a lack of ventilators, however we’ll continue to take a look,” said Jessica Rigler, the Assistant Director of the AZ Dept. of Health Services. “Banner is one system in the statewide system of healthcare facilities here.”
This information is updated when the Arizona Department of Health Services releases new data, which happens every day at about 9 a.m.