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

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.

 

Concerts In Your Car Coming To Phoenix
Thousands of concerts have been cancelled or indefinitely postponed due to COVID. This has devastated the industry, including one concert promoter from California. But a few months ago, he and his wife got an idea.
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Ducey Issues Stay-At-Home Order Effective Tuesday
Gov. Doug Ducey has issued an executive order asking Arizona residents to stay at home. The stay-at-home order goes into effect Tuesday at 5 p.m and will remain in effect until at least April 30.
AZ Schools Closed For Remainder Of School Year
March 30, 2020
Former ASU Quarterback Holds Balcony Opera Concerts In Spain
Gus Farwell was Jake Plummer’s backup quarterback in 1996. He’s been posting balcony concerts every day on Twitter and Youtube with little messages of encouragement to stay safe and healthy.
March 30, 2020
Special Education Students Lose Resources As Schools Move Online
The COVID-19 pandemic saw schools around the nation temporarily closing their doors and sending students online. However, students with a wide variety of special education needs may have lost access to specialists, mentors and educational devices as a result of school closures, and there is not yet clarity about when that could change.
March 30, 2020
Brennan Center: $400 Million Not Enough For Election Officials
As part of the $2 trillion stimulus package Congress approved last week to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, lawmakers allocated $400 million to election officials across the country, to start preparing for the November elections.
March 30, 2020
Whats Lost — And Gained — When Religion Goes Virtual
Religious communities around the country are realizing that some of the most important religious holidays of the year will feel a lot different. It’s looking like those celebrations will have to happen online this year. But so much of religion is about community. So as religion moves online, what’s lost?
March 30, 2020
States, Feds Play Different Economic Roles During Emergency
Congress approved a $2 trillion economic stimulus bill March 27, but some in D.C. are already talking about the next steps in funding. The Show spoke to Jeff Chapman, Director of the State Fiscal Health Project at Pew Charitable Trusts, about how the pandemic is impacting state budgets across the nation.
March 30, 2020
Why People Need To Think About Wills, Health Directives
No one wants to think about their own death. But for journalist and author Terry Greene Sterling, the spread of the coronavirus across the globe and into our own communities is making her do it.
March 30, 2020
Former AZ Emergency Director: Job Had Become Duplicative
In the midst of this pandemic, Arizona’s emergency management director has resigned. Maria Polletta spoke with Wendy Smith-Reeve and has been following this developing story for the Arizona Republic, and Polletta joined The Show to share her perspective.
March 30, 2020
Arizona Hospitals Working To Expand Bed Capacity
As the number of COVID-19 cases increases in Arizona, there is tremendous concern over whether our hospitals can treat the thousands of patients. Ann-Marie Alameddin, president and CEO of the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association, talks more about the challenges hospitals face.
March 30, 2020
Stanton Discusses AZs Response To Coronavirus Disease
On March 27, the U.S. House followed the Senate and unanimously approved a $2 trillion economic relief package to combat the impact COVID-19. The Show talks to congressman Greg Stanton about his thoughts on Arizona's response to the pandemic.
March 30, 2020
Lawsuit Filed Vs. ABOR Over Unrefunded Housing Fees
A class action lawsuit has been filed against the Arizona Board of Regents after the three public universities it oversees have refused to provide refunds to its students for room, board and fees.
March 30, 2020
Navajo Nation To Start Curfew On Monday
The Navajo Nation will impose a curfew Monday, another tactic to encourage social distancing and slow the spread of the coronavirus. The curfew runs 8 p.m. to 5 a.m daily.
March 30, 2020
AZ Schools For Deaf, Blind Work To Reach Kids At Home
With schools now closed until at least April 10, educators and families are looking for ways to keep students learning. But what about students who struggle to communicate with their own parents and peers? The Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, or ASDB, are working to reach those who count on school for more than academics, like Amelie Morales.
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March 30, 2020
After Emergency Declared, Sonorans Prep For Closure Of Non-Essential Business
With Covid-19 cases steadily rising in Sonora, the Mexican state to Arizona’s south, its governor declared a health emergency last week. She also ordered that only essential businesses remain open. Last week, businesses were scrambling to figure out who could remain open. And many are concerned about what this all means for the state’s workers and economy.
March 30, 2020
Phoenix Makes Video To Help Small Businesses Apply For Loans
The city of Phoenix is trying to help business owners navigate the federal process of disaster relief. Phoenix’s Economic Development Department created a video to walk people through the forms to apply for economic injury disaster loans.
March 30, 2020
AZ Primary Care Providers Are On The Front Lines Of Virus Response
Primary care offices adjust to social distancing and face uncertainty around patient flow. As a worker at Clinica La Familia, a primary care office, Elizabeth Lopez-Murray is on the front lines of coronavirus response. Until last week, her clinic was seeing patients in the office and evaluating symptoms in-person. Now, they are doing most of their work via telemedicine.
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March 29, 2020
AZ Department Of Revenue Restricting Customer Service Lobbies
To comply with CDC social distancing guidelines, the state tax offices will be closing to the public until further notice. Taxpayers needing assistance will be required to make an appointment.
March 29, 2020
In AZs Last County Without Coronavirus Cases, Restaurants Are Still Open
Under Gov. Ducey's executive order closing restaurants and bars to dine-in service, counties without confirmed coronavirus cases are exempt. That leaves one isolated county in eastern Arizona still open for business.
March 29, 2020
Tips For Caregivers And People Living With Dementia Amid Coronavirus
Life for many caregivers and those living with dementia is already very isolating. Often, friends and family drift away. But caregiving during the coronavirus pandemic can add an extra layer of stress to an already stressful situation.
March 29, 2020
Navajo County Ranks 13th Worldwide For COVID-19 Rate
Navajo County ranks 13th worldwide and 11th in the U.S. for COVID-19 infections per 1,000 people. As of Friday, Navajo County reported 43 cases
March 28, 2020

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