ARIZONA, USA — 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 Sunday, May 24.
- There are 16,339 people with confirmed cases of coronavirus in Arizona and 800 coronavirus-related deaths, as of Sunday 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 Sunday
There are 16,339 people with confirmed cases of coronavirus in Arizona and 800 coronavirus-related deaths as of Sunday morning, according to the state's latest numbers.
That's up from 16,039 confirmed cases and 799 deaths on Saturday.
One week ago, there were 13,937 cases across the state with 680 deaths.
Scroll down for more information.
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 Sunday
There are 16,339 people with confirmed cases of coronavirus in Arizona and 800 coronavirus-related deaths as of Sunday morning.
That's up from 16,339 confirmed cases and 800 deaths on Friday.
That's an increase of 300 new cases reported since Saturday, an increase from the 431 new cases reported on Friday.
There was one new death reported on Saturday, down from the 24 new deaths reported on Saturday.
In total, 6,871 new tests were reported on Sunday, down from 8,303 tests that were reported on Saturday.
There have been a total of 260,659 PCR and Serology tests reported to the state as of Sunday.
5.6% of those tests have been positive.
Here's a county breakdown:
- Maricopa: 8,277
- Pima: 2,027
- Pinal: 755
- Coconino: 1,019
- Navajo: 1,523
- Apache: 1,191
- Mohave: 304
- La Paz: 50
- Yuma: 632
- Graham: 21
- Cochise: 59
- Santa Cruz: 169
- Yavapai: 285
- Gila: 24
- 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.
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