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Gila County confirms first COVID-19 case

There are now positive cases reported in all but one Arizona county.
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PAYSON, Ariz. — Gila County confirmed its first confirmed case of COVID-19 Friday.

Health officials said a woman in her 40s who lives in Payson tested positive. Her illness appears to be travel-related. 

The woman has been isolated since showing symptoms, the county health department said. 

There are now coronavirus cases in all but one Arizona county. 

There were 666 COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths in Arizona as of Friday. 

Here's a county breakdown:

  • Maricopa: 399
  • Pima: 102
  • Pinal: 36
  • Coconino: 41
  • Navajo: 49
  • Apache: 11
  • Mohave: 4
  • La Paz: 2
  • Yuma: 4
  • Graham: 4
  • Cochise: 2
  • Santa Cruz: 2
  • Yavapai: 9
  • Gila: 1

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