Maricopa County officials give coronavirus update Wednesday afternoon amid growing number of cases

Posted at 10:22 AM, Jul 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-08 21:13:00-04

PHOENIX — Maricopa County health officials gave an update on the growing number of coronavirus cases Wednesday afternoon.

Watch the county's Wednesday update in the player below.

As of Wednesday morning, Maricopa County has more than 70,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus. Arizona has a total number of 108,614 confirmed cases of coronavirus as of July 8.

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The state, according to a report from The New York Times on Wednesday, is the top global hotspot for the pandemic with the most new reported cases in the last week.