Arizona sees first 1,000+ COVID-caseload day in practically a month | The Verde Unbiased
For the first time since September 18, the Arizona Department of Health reports more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases in a single day.
Thursday morning’s ADHD report shows 1,113 new cases in the past 24 hours, combined with 17 deaths.
Cumulatively, the state has documented 228,748 cases of coronavirus since the tests began in January. A total of 5,789 Arizonans have now died from the virus.
Thursday morning’s case report raises the state’s daily average for October to 677 new cases per day. That’s more than 100 new cases a day than in September.
The state’s cumulative positive test rate is now 10%. The bed capacity in the intensive care unit at the Arizona hospital has increased to 83%.
COVID-19 cases and deaths per month
-12,475 cases and 597 deaths in May.
-63,920 cases and 803 deaths in June.
-92,930 cases and 1,977 deaths in July.
-25,307 cases and 1,297 deaths in August.
-16,361 cases and 600 deaths in September.
– So far in October, 9,491 cases and 114 deaths.
Arizona’s Daily Average for New COVID-19 Cases Per Month:
– May 415 new cases per day.
-June, 2,130 new cases per day.
-July, 2,997 new cases per day.
-August, 816 cases per day.
-September 545 cases per day.
-October, 677 cases per day.
Yavapai County Community Health Services reported four new cases in the Sedona Verde Valley last day.
Four COVID-19 patients are currently being hospitalized at Verde Valley Medical Center.
Demographic breakdown of cases in Arizona
Thursday morning’s ADHD data shows the age group 65 and over caused 4,113 of the state’s 5,789 deaths. 918 deaths have been reported in people aged 55 to 64 years.
ADHD reports that women in Arizona are more likely to get the virus than men (52%), but more men than women die from COVID-19 (57%).
Place of the falls
Maricopa County has the highest number of coronavirus cases in Arizona at 148,152. It follows:
-Pima County has 26,727 cases.
-Yuma County, 13,092 cases.
-Pinal County, 11,203 cases.
-Navajo County, 6,120 cases.
-Coconino County, 4,629 cases.
-Mohave County, 4,138 cases
-Apache County, 3,742 cases.
ADHD reports that 1.9 million Arizonans have been tested for COVID-19, with the state’s positive test rate currently standing at 10%.
People between the ages of 20 and 44 had the highest number of positive tests with 338 deaths (110,076). Seniors aged 65 and over had 26,004 positive tests with 4,113 deaths.
Yavapai County Community Health Services reported four new cases in the Sedona Verde Valley last day. There were 2,747 positive test results across the county, with 86 deaths and 1,459 patients who had recovered from coronavirus.
YCCHS has reported 782 cases in the Sedona-Verde Valley area since testing began. This sum includes:
-307 confirmed in Cottonwood.
-170 at Camp Verde.
-111 in Sedona.
-70 in Clarkdale.
-53 in Rimrock.
-39 in the village of Oak Creek.
-40 in Cornville.
– Two cases elsewhere in the Verde Valley.
YCCHS reports that 46,833 people in Yavapai County have been tested for COVID-19, with 94.1% of those polled being negative.
According to YCCHS, women outperform men by a lead of 1,558 to 1,187 on positive COVID-19 tests in Yavapai County.
On Thursday morning, Verde Valley Medical Center reported four COVID-positive patients with two tests pending. Cottonwood Hospital showed a census of 53 patients with five in critical care.
Flagstaff Medical Center reported 11 positive tests with 16 results pending. FMC has enrolled 202 patients; 44 of these patients are in intensive care.
US and global totals
According to the latest estimates of COVID-19 in the US and worldwide, the number of cases in the US is 7.95 million as of Thursday morning. According to Johns Hopkins University, the death toll in the United States is 217,000, the highest of any nation in the world.
More Americans have now died from COVID-19 than from the 1957-58 Asian pandemic flu (116,000 US deaths) and the 1968 Hong Kong pandemic flu (100,000 US deaths). It still pales in comparison to the deaths from the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic that killed 675,000 Americans and up to 150 million worldwide.
AIDS kills about 13,000 US lives each year.
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.
There are an estimated 38.7 million cases worldwide, with 1.09 million deaths and 26.7 million recoveries.
COVID-19 Confirmed Cases in Arizona
August 27, 200,139 cases
July 22, 150,609 cases
July 6, 101,441 cases
July 3 91,858 cases
July 1, 84,092 cases
June 27, 70,051 cases
June 25, 63,030 cases
June 21, 52,390 cases
June 17, 40,924 cases
June 11, 31,264 cases
June 1, 20,123 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
January 26th First confirmed case in Arizona