Arizona surpassed 1 million reported cases of COVID-19 Friday

Posted at 8:33 AM, Aug 27, 2021

Arizona surpassed one million reported cases of COVID-19 on Friday, according to state health officials.

Friday's addition of 3,707 cases pushed the state across the threshold, with 63 new deaths reported, according to AZDHS.

Arizona is 13th U.S. state to hit that level of cases after reporting its first case in January of last year.

The state has also experienced more than 18,000 total deaths from the virus.

Hospitals and public health officials are urging people to wear masks and get vaccinated amid debate and court fights over requiring shots and masks.

Check out the map below for more detailed Arizona COVID-19 statistics.