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

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.

 

State To Start Vaccinating Arizonans 55 Years And Older
Starting Tuesday at noon, the Arizona Department of Health Services will open approximately 50,000 appointments at the State Farm and Phoenix Municipal stadiums for later this week for Arizonans ages 55 and older.
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On Hard-Hit Navajo Nation, Demand For COVID-19 Vaccines Is High
The Navajo Nation has been extremely hard-hit by COVID-19. The rate of death from the virus on the reservation is three times higher than Arizona’s rate. COVID-19 vaccination events on the Nation are being met with overwhelming demand.
Jan. 28, 2021
Study: Old Colds Could Affect Bodys COVID-19 Response
The virus that causes COVID-19 is part of a family that includes strains of the common cold. Now, researchers at Northern Arizona University and TGen's Pathogen and Microbiome Division in Flagstaff say the antibodies that fight such non-COVID coronaviruses might affect the body’s response to the pandemic virus as well.
Jan. 28, 2021
Phoenixs FilmBar Moving To New Outdoor Location
The independent cinema, FilmBar, is closing its current location at the end of February after nine years. But FilmBar is not going away entirely. To learn more about FilmBar’s future, The Show spoke with the cinema’s owner Kelly Aubey.
Jan. 28, 2021
Time To Hustle It Up With Vaccines — Ducey On Pandemic, Emergency Powers, Censure
Gov. Doug Ducey recently issued an executive order which would allow the state to take vaccines from providers that aren’t using them quickly enough and get them to places where they will go into arms sooner. The Show spoke with Gov. Ducey and started the conversation by asking about that order.
Jan. 28, 2021
INEGI: Mexico’s COVID-19 Death Toll Higher Than Reported
Mexico’s national statistics agency has published an analysis of death certificates that shows coronavirus fatalities during the first eight months of last year were significantly higher than the federal government has reported.
Jan. 28, 2021
A Bad Death: Families Struggle With Complicated Grief After Loved Ones Lost To COVID-19
More than 12,000 Arizonans have died from COVID-19. Many of those deaths took place in long-term care facilities, which means the person who was passing might have died alone. For surviving family members, that can lead to overwhelming feelings of guilt and regret.
Jan. 28, 2021
How Phoenix Open Could Set Attendance Record During COVID-19
When the Waste Management Phoenix Open kicks off Feb. 4 at TPC Scottsdale, it’ll make attendance history. But not the way the golf tournament is used to.
Jan. 28, 2021
Survey: 3 In 10 People In Hermosillo Would Decline COVID-19 Vaccine
A recent survey in the Sonoran capital Hermosillo showed that as many as 30% of city residents would decline a COVID-19 vaccine if it were currently available.
Jan. 27, 2021
Homeless Nonprofit Among First COVID-19 Vaccinators
Vaccines remain in limited supply nationwide. In Arizona there are still only a few dozen places administering shots. Most of those are mass vaccination drive-through sites or pharmacies. As a homeless health care nonprofit, Circle the City is unique on the list of the first vaccinators in Maricopa County.
Jan. 27, 2021
At Least 1 In 10 Arizonans Has Had COVID-19
This week Arizona surpassed 700,000 total COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic. More than 10% of Arizonans have now tested positive for the virus.
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Jan. 27, 2021
Many Wonder When Theyll Be Able To Get Vaccine
Amid a rough rollout of a COVID-19 vaccine in short supply, many wonder when they’ll be able to get their shot — and whether their second dose will be delayed.
Jan. 27, 2021
Bills To Pause School Grades, Teacher Reviews Pass In Ed Committees
One bill would exempt schools from receiving a grade for their annual achievement for this school year, and possibly next year as well. Another bill would allow charter school and public school district governing boards to forgo performance evaluations for their teachers and principals this school year if they wish.
Jan. 26, 2021
Phoenix To Add More COVID-19 Testing Options
Phoenix plans to add a second mobile testing van along with a permanent location for people to get COVID-19 tests.
Jan. 26, 2021
Ducey Grants State Power To Redirect Unused Vaccines
In the six weeks since the first coronavirus vaccines were administered in Arizona, the state has given fewer than 10,000 shots per day and Arizona has used only about half of the vaccines it's been allocated. Gov. Doug Ducey wants the process to go faster.
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Jan. 26, 2021
How Governors Patio Expansion Program Is Going So Far
Gov. Doug Ducey is expanding his statewide program to help restaurants expand their patios and outdoor seating areas amid the pandemic. To find out how it’s worked on the ground, The Show spoke with Valley restaurateur Nick Campisano, who owns Clever Koi, Fellow and Across the Pond.
Jan. 26, 2021
Ducey Allocates Another $1 Million To Program Helping Restaurants
Gov. Doug Ducey announced an additional $1 million for a statewide program to help Arizona restaurants and other dining establishments expand outdoor seating.
Jan. 26, 2021
GOP Senators Closer To Ending Duceys Public Health Emergency
An Arizona Senate panel voted on party lines to end the public health emergency Gov. Doug Ducey declared last March in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Republicans agreed that the emergency declaration has gone on far too long.
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Jan. 25, 2021
Mexico Negotiates Millions Of COVID-19 Vaccines From Russia
On Sunday, the Mexican president confirmed that he contracted COVID-19. But that didn’t stop him from video calling Russia’s president the next day to negotiate the acquisition of millions of COVID vaccines.
Jan. 25, 2021
Mexico And U.S. Talk About Borders And Travel
The arrival of Joe Biden’s administration is igniting new bilateral negotiations with Mexico. The recent conversations between both countries will bring new challenges on the border and travel.
Jan. 25, 2021
Valleywise Nurse Explains Emotional Toll Of COVID-19
Nurses are some of the people the most impacted by the pandemic in our state as they care for coronavirus patients daily and often are the only ones there with them when they die. Laura Stallings, a nurse at Valleywise Health in Phoenix, says it’s been incredibly difficult.
Jan. 25, 2021

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