ARIZONA, USA — The number of coronavirus cases in Arizona is on the rise once again. We continue to track updates on any developments regarding COVID-19.
Here’s a breakdown of the case numbers for the week of Sept. 13 and other updates on the coronavirus and COVID-19 vaccinations.
Daily update on COVID-19 cases
Each day, we will post the updated numbers for daily coronavirus cases and other important metrics in this section. Please check this article for updates throughout the week.
Friday, Sept. 17: 2,830 new cases, 19 new deaths and 1,061,604 total cases
Thursday, Sept. 16: 2,855 new cases, 27 new deaths and 1,058,774 total cases.
Wednesday, Sept. 15: 2,432 new cases, 29 new deaths and 1,055,919 total cases.
Tuesday, Sept. 14: 2,609 new cases, 117 new deaths and 1,053,487 total cases. This is the largest single-day increase in COVID-19 deaths that Arizona has seen since Feb. 23.
Monday, Sept. 13: 2,278 new cases, 0 new deaths and 1,050,878 total cases.
COVID-19 vaccine updates
Here are a few recent stories on the developments regarding coronavirus vaccinations.
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Coronavirus in Arizona news
We’ve curated the latest news surrounding the COVID-19 cases in Arizona and compiled important information for our readers. Here are a few headlines.
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COVID-19 is believed to be primarily spread through coughs or sneezes.
It may be possible for the virus to spread by touching a surface or object with the virus and then a person touching their mouth, nose or eyes, but this is not thought to be the main method of spread, the CDC says.
You should consult your doctor if you traveled to an area currently affected by COVID-19 and feel sick with fever, cough or difficulty breathing.
The best way to prevent COVID-19 and other respiratory diseases is to:
- Wear face coverings while in public.
- Practice social distancing while in public.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently-touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
Health Department Resources
Click on the links below to find more information from each county's health department:
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