Coronavirus cases and fatalities in Arizona
A regularly-updated map of confirmed COVID-19 cases, borough by borough.
The number is based on confirmed diagnostic tests. It is very likely that the true number of COVID-19 cases is higher as many cases are asymptomatic.
New COVID-19 cases and fatalities per day in Arizona
This is a good indicator of “flattening the curve” — when there is a steady decreasing trend, it is an indicator that the spread of the disease is slowing down.
Cases, updates, and charts on the coronavirus crisis for each US state and territory. Just follow the links below.
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COVID-19 is caused by a coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, some causing illness in people and others that circulate amongst animals, including camels, cats and bats. It is suspected that COVID-19 originated from an animal source. More information about the source and spread of COVID-19 is available on the Situation Summary: Source and Spread of the Virus.What are the symptoms and complications that COVID-19 can cause?How does the virus spread?How long can SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, survive on surfaces?When does a person get released from isolation?What is community spread?
How to keep yourself and your loved ones safe:
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
- It is especially important to clean hands after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after coughing, sneezing or blowing your nose.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact (within 6 feet) with others
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue (not your hands), then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Consider wearing cloth face coverings, if it can be safely managed, in public settings where other physical distancing measures are difficult to maintain.
The Arizona DHSS has an excellent resource monitoring hospital and ICU occupancy over the current epidemic.
Watch for symptoms
Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.
These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure (based on the incubation period of MERS-CoV viruses).
- Shortness of breath
Why are we seeing a rise in cases?
The number of cases of COVID-19 being reported in the United States is rising due to increased laboratory testing and reporting across the country. The growing number of cases in part reflects the rapid spread of COVID-19 as many U.S. states and territories experience community spread. More detailed and accurate data will allow us to better understand and track the size and scope of the outbreak and strengthen prevention and response efforts.
CDC recommends expanded and laser focused community mitigation activities to help slow the spread of respiratory virus infections including the novel coronavirus SARS-C0V-2, the cause of the disease COVID-19.
These approaches are used to minimize morbidity and mortality of COVID-19 as well as to minimize the social and economic impacts of COVID-19. Individuals, communities, businesses, and healthcare organizations are all part of a community mitigation strategy.
The focus is on protecting the health care system with expected rise in cases by slowing the spread within the community and focused on protecting the vulnerable members of the community.
Coronavirus in Arizona News:
- September 26, 202019 Spots for Great Ramen in Metro Phoenix
This isn’t your cheap, after-school snack any more.
- September 25, 2020Move the Human Services Campus? DiCiccio and Nowakowski Dream
Carlos Garcia says the proposal is “not based in reality.”
- September 25, 2020The Arizona State Fair Is Still Happening — But Just for Drive-Thru Fried Food
If you only attend the Arizona State Fair for the food, we have good news.
- September 25, 2020Seven Places to Shop During Record Store Day on September 26 in Metro Phoenix
Find limited releases at record stores all over the Valley.
- September 25, 2020Dion Johnson Died as He Lived, in a World of Crime and Harsh Punishment
The state trooper who shot and killed Dion Johnson on May 25 had a troubling past. So did Dion Johnson.
- September 25, 2020FOUND:Re in Phoenix Will Soon Reopen With a Market and Bar, Plus More Phoenix Food News
A new Cave Creek restaurant, a new downtown artisan market, and free food for Arizona teachers next week.
- September 24, 2020Five Phoenix-Based Podcasts About Food, Drink, and Gardening
Here are five Arizona podcasts about food, wine, gardening, and Trader Joe’s.
- September 24, 2020Best Hero
Silvana Salcido Esparza was planning on retiring in a couple of years. Then COVID hit, upending life — and especially restaurant life — as we all knew it. “Guess what?” she told us in …
- September 24, 2020Best Community Gathering Space
Rosaura “Chawa” Magaña founded Palabras Bilingual Bookstore as a community space in 2015, eager to give readers the chance to spend time together in an environment where cultural representation …
- September 24, 2020Best Art Collective
United by creativity and a shared love for artist Frida Kahlo, a group of Latina artists based in metro Phoenix have been working together for more than 10 years to bring their affection for Kahlo to …