The case and testing data in this map comes from the Arizona Department of Health Services, while the 2019 population estimates come from the U.S. Census Bureau. KJZZ is regularly updating as new COVID-19 data becomes available, but you can learn more about the outbreak in Arizona at the Department of Health Services's website
All death counts come from Health Services, with the exception of those from Greenlee County, which comes directly from its health department. Its death count is registered as “< 3” by AZDHS, but their health department provides a specific count.
The number of cases in each county are represented by the yellow circles currently shown. On the right, select "Deaths" to display the number of people who have died in each county with red circles. The county-level and state test totals include both PCR and serological test counts.
Click on each circle to get additional information, as well as a link to that county's health department or COVID-19 website. To get testing or death rate data, click on the county when its boundary is highlighted. All information provided here is current through the date shown in the legend in the top right corner and in each pop-up window.
A team that models the coronavirus data says Arizona hospitals will be in dire straits very soon if current infection trends continue. In the summer, Arizona could get help from out-of-state medical professionals, but as most states see their infection numbers surge, that help probably won’t be available this time.
Dr. Cara Christ, director of the Arizona Department of Health Services, is imploring Arizonans to remain vigilant against the spread of the pathogen as another wave of coronavirus appears to be hitting the state. → Latest Covonavirus News
A sixth member of the Arizona Legislature has confirmed he tested positive for COVID-19. Rep. Andrés Cano, a Democrat, announced on social media Wednesday that he is not symptomatic and is in isolation.
Masks still offer the first line of defense against the spread of COVID-19. One listener through our Q&AZ project wanted to know if current regulations require Mesa grocery store employees to inform unmasked customers about mask mandates.
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The CDC has issued a red, level 4 advisory — its highest-level warning — against travel to Mexico. People who become infected with COVID-19 while traveling could be required to isolate or prevented from returning to the United States as scheduled.
The city of Tempe is offering nearly $2 million in new funding for emergency rent and mortgage assistance. The funds will help Tempe residents affected by COVID-19. Applicants who qualify may receive up to $10,000 or six months of payments.
Last week, Gov. Ducey announced he had ordered the Department of Health Services to work with airports on offering voluntary rapid COVID-19 testing. The Show spoke with Bonnie LaFleur, professor at University of Arizona, about whether or not airport testing can actually make a difference.
The current surge in COVID-19 cases in Arizona has medical officials concerned about whether there will be enough health care workers and enough beds to care for people who develop the most serious symptoms.
Thanksgiving is almost here and despite warnings from health officials, many Americans are still choosing to travel. That leaves Arizona hospital workers bracing for a possible surge in COVID-19 patients.
A number of school districts are returning to distance learning in response to the jump in COVID-19 cases throughout the state. School officials with the Scottsdale Unified School District and Mesa Public Schools are among those opting to keep in-person classes going.