Arizona tops 13600 cases of COVID-19, with 679 deaths – Your Valley

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Arizona has added 462 cases and 28 deaths of COVID-19 overnight, according to the state Department of Health Services.

As of the morning of Saturday, May 16, the ADHS reports 13,631 cases and 679 deaths of the new coronavirus. Also, a total of 194,504 COVID-19 tests have been done in Arizona.

Total COVID-19 deaths by Arizona county

Total deaths due to COVID-19 by county, as of the morning of May 16, are as follows. Data will not be shown for counties with fewer than three deaths:

  • Maricopa County: 319
  • Pinal County: 31
  • Apache County: 20
  • Cochise County: Fewer than 3
  • Coconino County: 64
  • Gila County: Fewer than 3
  •  Graham County: 0
  •  Greenlee County: 0
  • La Paz County: Fewer than 3
  • Mohave County: 27
  • Navajo County: 48
  • Pima County: 157
  • Santa Cruz County: 0
  • Yavapai County: 5
  • Yuma County: 4

For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough, that clear up in two to three weeks. But it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia, and death for some people, especially older adults and people with existing health problems.

Arizona’s stay-at-home order expired Friday, though the state will be under Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s new executive order “Stay Healthy, Return Smarter, Return Stronger.”

Theaters were allowed to reopen today, Saturday, May 16.

For Gov. Ducey’s guidance on restaurants, barbers an cosmetologists, retail establishments, pools, gyms and fitness providers, spas, places of worship and casinos, go to the Arizona Department Of Health Services website or the Office of the Governor website.


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