Keeping you up to date on COVID-19
Gov. Ducey announces new 211 coronavirus hotline
The hotline will respond to calls in English and Spanish and will provide important information, including:
- How to prepare for and prevent COVID-19 spread
- Testing information for COVID-19
- What populations are at higher risk from the COVID-19
- What to do if an individual gets sick
- COVID-19 and animals
- And a list of websites with accurate, reliable and up-to-date information
The line will operate from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. each day of the week and can be reached by dialing 2-1-1 while an individual is located in Arizona. More information can also be found at 211arizona.org/covid-19
This is the latest confirmed information about the coronavirus in Arizona. The information has been by provided by the Arizona’s Family digital staff at azfamily.com.
Arizona Coronavirus Cases (as of March 30):
- Total deaths: 20
- Total cases: 1,157
- Private Laboratory: 1,096
- Arizona State Public Health: 61
- Number of People Tested: 16,759 (This number includes both state lab tests and tests conducted at private labs)
- Navajo Nation: 92 with 2 deaths (That number is not reflective of the overall state number.)
Cases by County
- Apache: 18
- Cochise: 4
- Coconino: 71
- Gila: 1
- Graham: 2
- Greenlee: 1
- La Paz: 2
- Maricopa: 690
- Mohave: 7
- Pima: 187
- Pinal: 64
- Navajo: 88
- Santa Cruz: 2
- Yavapai: 15
- Yuma: 6
Governor Ducey announced new agreement with Arizona banks to help protect families and small businesses from foreclosure during the coronavirus pandemic. Full story here.
Arizona is now reporting 20 deaths and 1,157 cases of coronavirus statewide.
Gov. Ducey announced that schools will be closed for the remainder of the school year. Read full story here.
Governor Doug Ducey announced on Twitter that schools would remain closed in Arizona.
“In alignment with yesterday’s federal guidance, today we are announcing the extension of school closures through the remainder of the year. Today’s announcement is intended to give parents and educators as much certainty as possible so they can plan and make decisions.” Full story here.
President Donald Trump has extended federal social distancing guidelines for 30 days as scientists warn the coronavirus continues to spread.
Navajo County Public Health Services confirmed the county’s first COVID-19-related death on Sunday. Officials said the individual who passed away was in their 60s and had underlying health conditions.
A member of the Tohono O’odham Nation has tested positive for the coronavirus, health care officials announced Sunday afternoon. The tribal member reportedly lives in Tucson.
The Arizona Department of Health Services says there are now 919 cases of coronavirus and 17 deaths statewide as of Sunday morning.
A class action lawsuit has been filed against the Arizona Board of Regents, the governing board for Arizona’s three public universities, after the three schools refused to refund room, board and campus fees to students who were displaced because of coronavirus. Full story here.
The Mohave County Health Department confirmed a seventh case of COVID-19 late Saturday night. The new confirmed case was reported in the Kingman-area.
Late Saturday night, Coconino County officials reported 4 new cases of coronavirus, bringing their County-wide total to 60. Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez also announced confirmed cases have reached 115, 94 of which are in Arizona.
According to the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, the county’s community health service just notified that the 13th case of coronavirus was a reporting error. Yavapai County only has 12 cases.
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office took to Twitter Saturday to explain what it’s doing to help protect inmates and officers inside the Maricopa County jails from COVID-19. CLICK HERE for full story.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a health advisory warning people not to take non-pharmaceutical chloroquine phosphate as a treatment for COVID-19. CLICK HERE for full story.
Mohave County reported a sixth confirmed coronavirus case, bring the statewide total to 774.
There are now 773 confirmed coronavirus cases in Arizona. Fifteen people have died, the Arizona Department of Health Services said Saturday.
Navajo Nation reports another coronavirus spike with 92 total cases and two deaths. There is still a stay-at-home order in effect.
Gila County confirmed its first positive case of coronavirus. The patient is a woman in her 40s from the Town of Payson. Officials said the case appears to be travel-related and there is no evidence of community spread. The threat to the community appears to be low since the woman self-isolated since the beginning of the symptoms, the Gila County Health and Emergency Management said.
After the Arizona Department of Health Services released their numbers on Friday morning, Yavapai County said it had two new cases, Cochise County had its third case and Mohave County had its fifth case, bringing the total to 669.
Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday announced $5 million in new funding to help Arizonans struggling to make rent because of the COVID-19 crisis. The new money will help families and individuals who are facing a loss of income due to the coronavirus emergency by offering monthly rent assistance. Read full story here.
There have been 13 coronavirus deaths in Arizona, and the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is 665, according to the Friday morning update of the Arizona Department of Health Services online dashboard.Week