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Arizona’s reported coronavirus case rely has elevated by greater than 30% over the previous day, with 104 reported circumstances all through the state Saturday. 

The numbers from Friday additionally included the state’s first death tied to the coronavirus. Officers stated the Maricopa County man in his 50s had underlying well being situations. 

The most recent tally of confirmed and presumptive optimistic circumstances of the brand new coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, is at 49 in Maricopa County, which is the very best case variety of any county in Arizona. The state’s most populous county noticed the most important soar with an extra 14 circumstances. 

The state information confirmed Pinal County has 14 circumstances, Pima County has 12, Coconino County has 11, Navajo County 10 and Apache County 3. Yavapai, Yuma, Santa Cruz Graham and Cochise counties every have one. 

No less than 4 of the brand new circumstances have been in Pinal County. Officers recognized them as a girl in her 40s, a girl in her 60s, a person in his 60s and one other man in his 70s. They’re all at house and recovering. The Pinal County Well being Division stated not one of the circumstances are associated to at least one one other or any earlier circumstances.

Thirty-two of the optimistic circumstances have been recognized by the Arizona state lab, and 72 have been recognized by non-public labs, which started testing final week. There have been 122 exams pending as of Saturday morning, the Arizona Department of Health Services reported.

The variety of circumstances within the state is probably going a lot larger than the numbers mirror due to limited testing availability. Many Arizonans have reported being sick with COVID-19 signs however are unable to get examined. The signs are fever, cough and shortness of breath.

Attain public security reporter Bree Burkitt at bburkitt@republicmedia.com or at 602-444-8515. Comply with her on Twitter at @breeburkitt.

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