Latest News on Coronavirus Disease

Latest News on Coronavirus Disease

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 outbreak in Arizona at the Department of Health Services's website

Click on each circle to get county case counts and other case data, as well as a link to that county's health department or COVID-19 website.

To get testing data, click on the county you're interested in when its boundary is highlighted. The information provided here is current through the date shown in the legend in the top right corner.

 

A custodian at Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott was arrested on suspicion of stealing close to $1,700 worth of personal protective equipment and cleaning supplies from the hospital.
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Coronavirus Cases On The Navajo Nation Grows To 14
The total number of coronavirus cases within the reservation has grown to 14, officials said late Thursday. A shelter-in-place order has been issued to the Chilchinbeto community in northern Arizona. President Jonathan Nez said the order may be applied to the entire Navajo Nation if reports become widespread.
March 20, 2020
Winslow Woman Told She Cant Get Tested For Coronavirus
The coronavirus continues to spread across Arizona and the nation, but not everyone who feels sick can get tested. Tera Miller of Winslow is one of these people.
March 20, 2020
Financial Impact To AZ From Border Closure Will Be Severe
The U.S. and Mexico announced the closing of the shared border to shoppers and tourists alike in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The response is intended not to shatter cross-border economies, but experts say the economic impact in Arizona is inescapable.
March 20, 2020
U.S., Arizona Extend Tax Filing Deadline To July 15
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin announced that the Trump administration is moving back the deadline to file your federal taxes.
March 20, 2020
COVID-19 Precautions Clear Protesters From Sonoran Toll Booths
Sonoran toll booths have been indefinitely shut down by protesters for nearly two years now. But travelers should expect to start paying tolls again as protesters leave to adhere to coronavirus distancing measures.
March 20, 2020
Hermosillo Ford Plant To Shutter 10 Days For Cleaning
The Ford Motor factory in Hermosillo, Sonora, is shutting down temporarily for a deep cleaning to protect workers from the coronavirus. After reopening, the number of shifts will halve to one.
March 20, 2020
Banner Health Blocks Most Visitors From All Locations
Banner Health has banned most visitors at its locations just a day after implementing hospital restrictions aimed at preventing spread of the coronavirus.
March 20, 2020
Ducey Urges Calm At Grocery Stores, Buying Only What You Need
Gov. Doug Ducey urged calm at grocery stores as the state takes more significant measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
March 20, 2020
Glenn Hamer: Duceys Coronavirus Response Just Right
Gov. Doug Ducey closed bars, movie theaters and gyms in Arizona counties affected by the coronavirus. His order leaves a great deal of uncertainty for the business community.
March 20, 2020
President Michael Crow Explains ASU Moving Classes Online
In an email to the ASU community, President Michael Crow announced that in-person classes will be moved online "wherever possible" and most public events are also suspended.
March 20, 2020
AZ National Guard Adds Logitistics Expertise To Coronavirus Response
The head of the Arizona National Guard says it has the ability to manage large-scale logistics, deliver things in bulk and get them to the most rural parts of the state. Gov. Doug Ducey has called up the military force to ensure Arizonans have access to food during the coronavirus pandemic.
March 20, 2020
Emergency Budget Plans Stall In Arizona House
Efforts to enact a no-growth budget to keep the state running in the face of COVID-19 hit a wall late Thursday.
March 20, 2020
AZ Legislature Considers Changes To Unemployment Eligibility
State lawmakers were working to change the definition of "unemployed" now that thousands of Arizonans are out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic. This would make unemployment benefits easier to collect for someone furloughed or quarantined.
March 20, 2020
ADC Sells Prison Toilet Paper To Employees At Cost
Members of a private Facebook group for Arizona Correctional Officers say the Department of Corrections is selling prison toilet paper to employees at cost during a pandemic that has caused shortages of personal hygiene products.
March 20, 2020
Arizona Doctor Explains Coronavirus Study
A sobering report from Imperial College London is believed to have elevated the federal government’s response to the coronavirus crisis. The report said the pandemic could kill more than 1 million Americans. And that’s even if the sick get isolated, people are home-quarantined, and seniors practice social distancing.
March 20, 2020
Schools Proposal Lifts Minimum Days Requirements
Arizona's House and Senate voted unanimously on Thursday evening to take the pressure off public schools worried about making up lost days amid the coronavirus pandemic.
March 20, 2020
First Coronavirus-Related Death In Mexico Raises More Concerns
Just like in the United States, many in Mexico are concerned with their government’s strategy to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. On Wednesday, Mexico’s health authorities confirmed the country’s first coronavirus-related death. And the fatality is raising more concerns about the Mexican government’s preparation — and the transparency of its efforts.
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March 20, 2020
COVID-19 Testing Hard To Come By Both Nationally And In Arizona
People everywhere want to know if they are infected with the coronavirus. And testing in the United States isn’t able to keep up with demand. As a result, hospitals are not giving them to everyone who wants one. That goes for Arizona as well.
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March 20, 2020
U.S. And Mexico To Shutter Border
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that he and his Mexico counterpart Marcelo Ebrard had been working on a series of travel restrictions that would bar non-essential travel but allow trade between both countries to continue.
March 19, 2020
ACLU Calls For Immediate Release Of Vulnerable Populations In Detention
The ACLU of Arizona is asking state and county officials to take steps to reduce the number of people in jails and prisons as the coronavirus pandemic spreads.
March 19, 2020

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