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Coronavirus in Arizona on July 14: More than 4,200 new cases, 92 deaths reported Tuesday

There have been 128,097 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 2,337 deaths reported in Arizona as of Tuesday morning.

PHOENIX — Editor's note: Here's the live blog for July 15. 

The number of coronavirus cases and deaths in Arizona continues to rise. 

In an effort to track the changes, 12 News has started a daily live blog.

Here is the live blog for Tuesday, July 14.

Major updates: 

  • There have been 128,097 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 2,337 deaths reported in Arizona as of Tuesday morning.
  • The state does not record how many people have recovered, but Johns Hopkins University estimates the number of people who have recovered.
  • Scroll down to see how many cases are in each ZIP code and additional information.

COVID-19 cases reported in Arizona on Tuesday

There have been 128,097 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Arizona and 2,337 coronavirus-related deaths, according to the state's latest numbers.

That is an increase from 123,824 cases and 2,245 coronavirus-related deaths reported as of Monday.

A week ago, there were 105,094 cases and 1,927 deaths reported in Arizona.

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More than 4,200 new cases, 92 deaths reported Tuesday

The Arizona Department of Health Services reported more than 4,200 new cases and 92 new deaths on Tuesday.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases topped 128,000, just over a week after reaching the 100,000 mark.

The department added that a lab partner did not return its labs in time on Monday, so they were included in Tuesday's numbers. Twenty-three of the 92 deaths reported Tuesday were from death certificate matching.

A record number of COVID-19 patients were hospitalized as of Monday with record numbers in use of ICU beds and ventilators.

Arizona reached 50,000 coronavirus cases on June 21. The state reached 1,000 coronavirus deaths on June 5.

There were 5,339 cases reported on the collection date of June 29, the day with the most collected diagnoses so far. That is subject to change.

Health officials said the days with the highest numbers of reported deaths was June 25 and June 30, when 53 people died each day. That is subject to change.

Health officials continued to stress that people should continue social distancing, wearing masks in public and stay home when possible.

57% percent chance of getting COVID-19 in a group of 10

In Arizona's most populous county, Maricopa County, there is a 99% chance of at least one COVID-19 positive person at an event of 100 people, according to the map.

The same is true in Coconino County, Navajo County, Pinal County, and Yuma County.

For an event of 10 people, the risk of a COVID-19 positive person in attendance is 71% in Yuma County, 57% in Maricopa County and 52% in Navajo County.

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Longer wait times for COVID-19 results reported at lab

Lab 24 is conducting the COVID-19 testing at South Mountain Community College. The Florida-based company said test results were taking seven to 10 business days to come in. 

Quest Diagnostics, one of the country's largest lab diagnostics companies, said the time it takes to get coronavirus test results is slowing. 

In a statement on Monday, the company said the average turnaround time is seven or more days. 

They said that's due to the increasing demand for testing across the country and that they're working to lessen the delay by adding new technology platforms among other possible solutions.

Lizzo buys lunch for Arizona health care workers

Grammy-winning artist Lizzo bought lunch for health care workers at Dignity Health's Chandler Regional hospital. 

The catering fed 75 people. bought lunch

It was delivered by Arizona state Rep. Jeff Weninger.

Arizona prisons extend visit suspension until August

The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry extended the suspension of legal and non-legal visitation at all Arizona prison complexes, through Aug. 13.  

Video visitation will continue for those inmates who have visitation privileges. Inmates are eligible for one 15-minute video visit per week in order to allow as many inmates as possible to participate.  

Existing ADCRR policies for phone calls and written letters also remain in effect. During this period, CenturyLink will also continue to provide inmates with two additional 15-minute phone calls per week, free of charge.

2 more Mohave County inmates test positive

Two more inmates in the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday. 

The inmates, currently housed in medical isolation cells in the jail, will continue to be monitored and provided treatment as necessary. 

The inmates are men between the ages of 20 and 29 and 50 and 59. They both came into jail custody in late June and are Kingman residents. 

Officials said they both appear to be linked to a previous positive case. The jail has had four lab confirmed positive cases involving inmates. 

The first was in late May and the second was in early July. The second inmate has been kept in isolation and has recently been retested with negative results.

None of the inmates who have tested positive so far have been ill or have displayed any COVID-19 like symptoms.

Navajo Nation cases only grow by 56, no new deaths

The Navajo Department of Health reported 56 new COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation and no recent deaths. 

The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 8,243.

The total number of deaths remains 401, as previously reported on Sunday.

Reports from all 12 health care facilities on and near the Navajo Nation indicate that approximately 5,866 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. 

64,579 people have been tested for COVID-19.

Masks now required in public

Gov. Doug Ducey allowed individual Arizona cities to create their own policies about face-covering requirements and enforcement on Wednesday.  

A face covering has proven to be effective at limiting the spread of COVID-19, according to the CDC. The virus is primarily spread by in-person contact through sneezes and coughs.

Many cities, including Phoenix, have adopted their own mask requirement that is now in effect.

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Arizona releases ZIP code locations of coronavirus cases, other data

The Arizona Department of Health Services has released expanded data points regarding coronavirus cases in the state. 

The AZDHS website now features the location of confirmed cases in Arizona by zip code. 

You can see the current ZIP code map here and can find yours by clicking around or searching for your ZIP code in the top right of the map.

More information on coronavirus cases from Tuesday

There have been 128,097 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Arizona and 2,337 coronavirus-related deaths.

That is an increase from 123,824 cases and 2,245 coronavirus-related deaths reported as of Monday.

That's an increase of 4,273 new cases reported on Tuesday, an increase from the 1,357 new cases reported on Monday. 

There were 92 new deaths reported on Tuesday, a massive increase from the eight deaths reported on Monday. 

There were 5,339 cases reported on the collection date of June 29, the day with the most collected diagnoses so far. That is subject to change.

Health officials said the days with the highest numbers of reported deaths was June 25 and June 30, when 53 people died each day. That is subject to change.

In total, 20,647 new tests were reported on Tuesday, an increase from the 7,514 new tests reported on Monday.

There have been a total of 920,641 PCR and Serology tests reported to the state as of Tuesday. 

11.9% of those tests have been positive, the same percentage as Monday. 

Here's a county breakdown:

  • Maricopa: 84,233
  • Pima: 12,114
  • Pinal: 5,945
  • Coconino: 2,523
  • Navajo: 4,482
  • Apache: 2,611
  • Mohave: 1,937
  • La Paz: 412
  • Yuma: 8,629
  • Graham: 218
  • Cochise: 1,095
  • Santa Cruz: 2,208
  • Yavapai: 1,189
  • Gila: 468
  • Greenlee: 33

Click on the links below to find more information from each county's health department: 

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. 

There is no vaccine for the coronavirus, so 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.

You can text FACTS to 602-444-1212 to receive more information on the coronavirus and to ask questions.

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