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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- There are now 140,336 coronavirus cases with 3,326 deaths in Maricopa County as of Thursday morning.

Maricopa County, the largest county in the state, continues to have the highest number of cases in Arizona. To note, Maricopa County numbers are slightly different than what is being reported by Arizona Department of Health Services due to the timing of reporting. 

According to AZDHS, a total of 5,559 people have died from the coronavirus in Arizona and there are now 215,852 confirmed cases statewide. 

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This is the latest breakdown from Maricopa County health officials:

  • Cases: 140,336
  • Female cases: 72,962 (52%)
  • Male cases: 67,374 (48%)

Age Group:

  • 0-19 years: 17,671 (13%)
  • 20-44 years: 70,792 (51%)
  • 45-64 years: 37,280 (27%)
  • 65+ years: 14,358 (10%)
    • ICU: 1,341

Deaths: 3,326

  • 0-19 years: 4
  • 20-44 years: 186
  • 45-64 years: 716
  • 65+ years: 2,418

Detailed numbers have been released regarding the coronavirus in Arizona. You can now look up coronavirus cases based on your zip code. Check your neighborhood here.

Long-term care facilities are taking their own precautions with COVID-19. Maricopa County released a guide to better equip employees, residents, and families you can find here. According to Maricopa County, 30 long-term care facilities have had at least one resident with COVID-19. 

On April 14, Governor Ducey signed a new executive order that would speed the process of getting people certified as caregivers in assisted living facilities. You can read the full executive order here

Some tips to prevent respiratory germs getting into facility:

  • Restrict visitation
  • Restrict all volunteers and non-essential healthcare personnel 
  • Cancel group activities are communal dining
  • Implement active screening

Employee-specific guidance:

  • Develop a system for monitoring employees experiencing a fever or other symptoms
  • Reinforce ill employees stay home
  • Employees must wear facemasks

Resident-specific guidance:

  • Monitor residents experiencing fever or respiratory symptoms
  • Restrict residents who aren't feeling well to their room
  • Implement precautions with respiratory infection 
  • Encourage hand washing, hygiene 

If you have questions about the coronavirus contact 211

 

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