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

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

The newest tally of confirmed and presumptive constructive instances 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 biggest bounce with a further 14 instances. 

The state knowledge confirmed Pinal County has 14 instances, 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. 

At the least 4 of the brand new instances 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 mentioned not one of the instances are associated to 1 one other or any earlier instances.

Thirty-two of the constructive instances have been recognized by the Arizona state lab, and 72 have been recognized by personal 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 instances within the state is probably going a lot greater than the numbers replicate 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 or at 602-444-8515. Observe her on Twitter at @breeburkitt.

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