4,507 COVID-19 instances in Arizona, 169 deaths | The Verde Unbiased
The Arizona Department of Health confirmed 19 coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, the highest daily gain since the state began keeping COVID-19 documentation.
In total, ADHD has attributed 169 deaths to the virus in the past 28 days.
ADHD reported 273 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours on Friday, bringing the state’s total to more than 4,500 cases.
Friday morning’s ADHD report confirms 4,507 cases of coronavirus in Arizona, with 545 new cases confirmed in the past two days.
Since the first eclipse of 1,000 COVID-19 cases on March 30, Arizona has confirmed more than 3,500 new cases in 18 days.
Breakdown of the cases
The largest concentration of cases in Arizona remains in Maricopa County, where ADHD reported 2,404 cases as of Friday morning.
Pima County has 819 cases with the second highest incidence in Navajo and Coconino counties with 435 and 304 cases, respectively.
The ADHD Friday report says that Arizona has now had 49,230 tests, 8% of which were positive.
People between the ages of 20 and 44 continue to be tested more often than any other age group in Arizona, with 20,855 tests. Accordingly, the age group of 20 to 44 year olds received the most positive test results with 1,652, compared with 2,689 positive tests for people aged 45 and over.
People aged 65 and over in Arizona have seen 1,126 positive tests and are responsible for 72% of the state’s COVID-19 deaths.
The state’s data on Friday also shows that women in Arizona are more likely to suffer from COVID-19 (54%) while more men are dying from the virus (59%).
The Arizona Department of Health website now has detailed information about the ethnicity of the coronavirus in Arizona, as well as a zip code map showing the location of confirmed cases.
Yavapai County Community Health Services reported 71 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county on Friday; 26 of them come from the Verde Valley.
YCCHS reports 10 confirmed cases in Sedona, nine in Cottonwood and seven in the rest of the Verde Valley.
YCCHS further reported that 1,875 people in Yavapai County were tested, with 96% of those tests being negative.
In Yavapai County, women outperform men by 42 to 29 points in positive COVID-19 tests, according to YCCHS. County Health Services also reports that five patients affected by COVID-19 have made a full recovery.
On Friday morning, the Verde Valley Medical Center in Cottonwood reported a hospital count of 43 patients, 12 fewer than on Thursday morning. Five patients remain in intensive care. VVMC reports three positive cases of coronavirus with 12 tests pending.
Flagstaff Medical Center reports 41 positive tests with 16 results pending. FMC enrolled 147 patients; 37 of these patients are in intensive care.
US and global totals
According to the latest estimates of US and global cases of COVID-19, the number of cases in the US was 671,331, with the US death toll exceeding 33,000, the highest of any nation in the world, according to Johns Hopkins University.
The virus is spread in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, according to the CDC.
The World Health Organization reported 2.15 million cases worldwide with at least 146,000 deaths on Friday.
Arizona needs to know
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For information about Yavapai County, visit www.yavapai.us/chs
Yavapai Emergency Operations PPE donations – see parameters on www.yavapai.us/chs
YCCHS to limit vaccination appointments with the exception of vaccines for infants or respiratory tract. 928-771-3122.
Yavapai County WIC offers full service to existing or new customers online or by telephone – by calling 928-771-3138.
The Yavapai Emergency Phone Bank – 928-442-5103 MF, 8-5.
COVID-19 Confirmed Cases in Arizona
April 17, 4,507 cases
April 16, 4,234 cases
April 15, 3,962 cases
April 14, 3,806 cases
April 13, 3,702 cases
April 12, 3,539 cases
April 11, 3,393 cases
April 10, 3,112 cases
April 9, 3,018 cases
April 8, 2,726 cases
April 7, 2,575 cases
April 6, 2,456 cases
April 5, 2,269 cases
April 4, 2,019 cases
April 3 1,769 cases
April 2, 1,598 cases
April 1, 1,413 cases
March 31, 1,289 cases
March 30, 1,157 cases
March 29, 919 cases
March 28, 773 cases
March 27, 665 cases
March 26, 508 cases
March 25, 401 cases
March 24, 326 cases
March 23, 235 cases
March 21, 106 cases
March 20, 63 cases
March 19, 44 cases