PHOENIX — There were 2,392 new cases of coronavirus reported in Arizona since Monday, according to Tuesday numbers.
This has been the largest jump in cases in a single day in Arizona, according to ABC15 data analysts.
On Monday, Arizona Department of Health Services reported a total of 36,705 confirmed cases within the state. That number jumped to 39,097 cases by Tuesday.
The number of reported virus-related deaths increased by 25, from 1,194 on Monday to 1,219 on Tuesday.
About 10,000 more tests were conducted between Monday and Tuesday, according to state health officials, bringing the total number of tests to 489,286.
Take a look at the latest Arizona coronavirus statistics below:
CORONAVIRUS CASES IN ARIZONA
These statistics were last updated on Sept. 22, 2020. Source: Arizona Department of Health Services*
Number of deaths: 5,498
Number of cases: 214,846
Number of total tested: 1,680,643 (at both private and state labs)
Community transmission: Widespread
Case locations by county:
Santa Cruz: 2,824
La Paz: 536
As the transmission of coronavirus increases in Arizona, hospitals could reach their licensed bed capacity in about a month, according to several data experts.