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Arizona seeing slight downturn in coronavirus hospitalizations

Nurse
Posted at 1:03 PM, Jul 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-20 16:03:25-04

PHOENIX — Arizona is seeing a slight downward trend in the number of people on ventilators and in intensive care because of the coronavirus.

The state reported 1,559 new COVID-19 cases Monday and 23 deaths. The deaths typically are lower at the start of the week because not all hospitals submit data over the weekend.

Arizona had been experiencing some of the highest rates of coronavirus cases in the country since the governor lifted a stay-at-home order in mid-May.

Hospitalizations reported Monday were at the lowest level in more than two weeks. The number of people on ventilators and in intensive care also has gone down.

CORONAVIRUS CASES IN ARIZONA

These statistics were last updated on August 12, 2020. Source: Arizona Department of Health Services*

Number of deaths: 4,347
Number of cases: 189,443
Number of total tested: 1,284,786 (at both private and state labs)

Community transmission: Widespread

Case locations by county:
Maricopa: 127,188
Pinal: 8,555
Coconino: 3,130
Pima: 18,508
Navajo: 5,408
Yavapai: 2,065
Apache: 3,212
Cochise: 1,732
Graham: 559
Santa Cruz: 2,675
Yuma: 11,641
Gila: 976
Greenlee: 57
Mohave: 3,250
La Paz: 486