Dan Engler is the editor of the Verde Independent and Camp Verde Bugle.
As Arizona moves into Phase 1B of its vaccination protocol, COVID-19 infections and deaths are at unprecedented highs in the Grand Canyon State.
The latest data from the Arizona Department of Health Services shows the state has surpassed 100,000 new cases of coronavirus in just 11 days to begin 2021.
Yavapai County Community Health Services Monday reported 578 new COVID-19 cases and 10 deaths over the weekend.
9,727 cases and 113 deaths. Those are the numbers of COVID-19 infections and deaths Arizona is currently averaging on a daily basis this month.
January continued its torrid pace Thursday to be the worst month yet for COVID-19 infections and deaths in Arizona.
December was bad. January is already on pace to be a lot worse for COVID-19 infections and deaths in Arizona.
The New Year’s holiday weekend resulted in 834 new COVID-19 cases in Yavapai County combined with 11 deaths.
Arizona said goodbye to 2020 with one of the year’s worst days for both COVID-19 infections and deaths.
Arizona will say goodbye to 2020 following a year in which more than half a million residents were infected with COVID-19. More than 8,600 Arizona died of coronavirus during the past year.
Some leaders simply prefer communication the old-fashioned way. They want to hear it directly from the horse’s mouth.