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Here is everything you need to know about coronavirus in Arizona on May 23

The second to last round of the 'Testing Blitz' is happening today.

PHOENIX — The path towards reopening Arizona has started, but it will be gradual.

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

Here is the live blog for Saturday, May 23. 

Major updates: 

  • There are 16,039 people with confirmed cases of coronavirus in Arizona and 799 coronavirus-related deaths, as of Saturday morning.  
  • The state does not record how many people have recovered.
  • Arizona's stay-at-home order expired last week. 
  • Scroll down to see how many cases are in each ZIP code and additional information.

COVID-19 cases reported in Arizona on Saturday

There are 16,039  people with confirmed cases of coronavirus in Arizona and 799 coronavirus-related deaths as of Saturday morning, according to the state's latest numbers.

That's up from 15,608 confirmed cases and 775 deaths on Friday.

One week ago, there were 13,631 cases across the state with 679 deaths.

Scroll down for more information.

Another 'Testing Blitz' round

The state’s health department aims to test over 10,000 people for COVID-19 every Saturday for the month of May. 

May 23 marks the penultimate round of extra testing, and you have to pre-register if you want to take part.

The testing expansion effort will include drive-thru or onsite testing at various locations across the state. 

Arizonans will be able to find locations, hours of operation and pre-register at azhealth.gov/TestingBlitz.  

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 below 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 Saturday

There are 16,039 people with confirmed cases of coronavirus in Arizona and 799 coronavirus-related deaths as of Saturday morning.

That's up from 15,608 confirmed cases and 775 deaths on Friday.

That's an increase of 431 new cases reported since Friday, an increase from the 293 new cases reported on Thursday. 

There were 24 new deaths reported on Saturday, up from the 12 new deaths reported on Friday. 

In total, 8,303 new tests were reported on Saturday, up from 8,069 tests that were reported on Friday. 

There have been a total of 253,789‬ PCR and Serology tests reported to the state as of Saturday. 

5.7% of those tests have been positive. 

Here's a county breakdown:

  • Maricopa: 8,177
  • Pima: 2,002
  • Pinal: 751
  • Coconino: 1,000
  • Navajo: 1,491
  • Apache: 1,144
  • Mohave: 303
  • La Paz: 49
  • Yuma: 590
  • Graham: 21
  • Cochise: 58
  • Santa Cruz: 143
  • Yavapai: 284
  • Gila: 23
  • Greenlee: 3

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:

  • 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.