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Another new Arizona single-day high for COVID-19 cases: 4,632 in past 24 hours

VVN graphic/Dan Engler

VVN graphic/Dan Engler

Arizona has established yet-another single-day high for COVID-19 cases with 4,632 confirmed in the past 24 hours. The Arizona Department of Health Services also documented 44 coronavirus deaths between in the past day.

That brings Arizona’s total number of positive tests to 79,215 since testing first began in January. Arizona’s death count now stands at 1,632.

Arizona’s positive-test ratio also continued its steady climb in the past 24 hours. It currently stands at 9.9%.

Locally, there are now 242 documented cases in the Verde Valley and Sedona, with 104 of those cases in Cottonwood. Verde Valley Medical Center currently has 18 patients with coronavirus.

So far in June, ADHS has reported 59,042 new COVID-19 cases and 715 coronavirus-related deaths. More than 74.5% of the state’s total COVID-19 cases have been documented in June.

In May, Arizona gained 12,475 new cases and 597 deaths.

Demographic breakdown of Arizona cases

The Tuesday morning ADHS data shows the 65-and-older age group has accounted for 1,209 of the state’s 1,632 deaths. There have been 219 deaths reported among people 55-64 years of age.

ADHS reports women contract the virus in higher numbers than men in Arizona (52%), but more men than women die from COVID-19 (55%).

Location of cases

Maricopa County has the highest number of coronavirus cases in Arizona with 48,592.

Pima County has 8,004 cases, with the next highest frequency being Yuma County with 6,212 cases. Navajo County has 3,625 cases, Pinal County has 3,574, Apache County has 2,337, Coconino County has 1,885 and Santa Cruz has 1,771 documented cases.

Testing data

ADHS reports 701,834 Arizonans have been tested for COVID-19 with the state’s positive test ratio showing a consistent rise so far this month. It currently stands at 9.9%.

People between the ages of 20 and 44 have had the highest number of positive tests (39,029), with 91 deaths. Seniors 65-and-older have tested positive 9,570 times with 1,209 deaths.


Yavapai County

Yavapai County Community Health Services’ Tuesday morning report shows 23 new cases in the past 24 hours.

Yavapai County now has documented 794 COVID-19 cases since testing began with 331 recoveries. There have been nine deaths reported in Yavapai County.

YCCHS reports 242 cases in the Sedona-Verde Valley region:

-104 confirmed in Cottonwood with 13 new cases over the weekend.

-52 in Camp Verde

-49 in Sedona

-13 in Clarkdale

-12 in Cornville

-11 in Rimrock

-One case elsewhere in the Verde Valley.

There have been 123 confirmed cases at the Mingus Mountain Academy girls school.

YCCHS reports 19,126 people in Yavapai County have been tested for COVID-19 with 95.8% of those being negative.

Women outpace men by a 496-298 margin for positive COVID-19 tests in Yavapai County, according to YCCHS.


Hospital Reports

ADHS reports 4,736 Arizonans have been hospitalized for coronavirus. That represents 6% of the people who have tested positive for the virus. The Tuesday ADHS report shows there are currently 1,435 patients in Intensive Care Units in Arizona hospitals, which represents 86% of the state’s ICU capacity.

Tuesday morning, Verde Valley Medical Center reported it had 18 COVID-positive patients admitted. The Cottonwood hospital showed a census of 48 patients with six in critical care.

Flagstaff Medical Center reports 21 positive tests with seven results pending. FMC has admitted 193 patients; 45 of those patients are in critical care.


U.S. and global totals

The most recent estimates of U.S. and global cases of COVID-19 put the U.S. caseload at 2.64 million Tuesday morning, with the U.S. death tally at 128,000, the highest of any nation in the world, according to Johns Hopkins University. More than 811,000 Americans have recovered from COVID-19.

The virus is present in all 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, according to the CDC.

There are 10.3 million cases reported worldwide, with 506,000 deaths and 5.24 million recoveries.

COVID-19 confirmed cases in Arizona

June 30 79,215 cases

June 29 74,533 cases

June 28 73,908 cases

June 27 70,051 cases

June 26 66,458 cases

June 25 63,030 cases

June 24 59,974 cases

June 23 58,179 cases

June 22 54,586 cases

June 21 52,390 cases

June 20 49,798 cases

June 19 46,689 cases

June 18 43,443 cases

June 17 40,924 cases

June 16 39,097 cases

June 15 36,705 cases

June 14 35,691 cases

June 13 34,458 cases

June 12 32,918 cases

June 11 31,264 cases

June 10 29,852 cases

June 9 28,296 cases

June 8 27,678 cases

June 7 26,889 cases

June 6 25,451 cases

June 5 24,332 cases

June 3 22,223 cases

June 2 21,250 cases

June 1 20,123 cases

May 30 19,255 cases

May 29 18,465 cases

May 27 17,262 cases

May 23 16,039 cases

May 21 15,315 cases

May 18 14,170 cases

May 15 13,169 cases

May 13 12,176 cases

May 10 11,119 cases

May 8 10,526 cases

May 5 9,305 cases

May 2 8,364 cases

April 29 7,202 cases

April 24 6,045 cases

April 20 5,064 cases

April 16 4,234 cases

April 9 3,018 cases

April 4 2,019 cases

March 30 1,157 cases

Jan. 26 First confirmed Arizona case

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