COVID-19 Cases Increase Across Arizona, Navajo Nation

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The Arizona Department of Health says there were 2,269 confirmed cases of coronavirus with the death toll at 64 as of Sunday.

Williams Mayor John W. Moore

John W. Moore, Congressional candidate for Arizona’s District 1, has announced he is suspending his campaign because of emerging demands the Covid 19 virus is placing upon him as Mayor of Williams.

Zion National Park Closes To Slow Spread Of Coronavirus

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The red rock vistas at Zion National Park are now closed to the public as the Utah site became the latest national park to lock its gates to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Prescott Police Department

Authorities say a housekeeping employee has been fired from his job at Yavapai Regional Medical Center after being arrested on suspicion of stealing personal protective equipment and cleaning supplies in recent weeks as the Coronavirus outbreak unfolded.

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The parents of children who died after they were swept away by floodwaters on Tonto Creek in Gila County last year are facing criminal charges.

PBS.org

Three public television stations in New Mexico Monday will begin broadcasting class lessons for students in grades K-5 during the spread of Coronavirus.

Phoenix Area Reservoirs Nearly Full After Wet Winter

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desertusa.com

Reservoirs have reached near capacity along the Verde and Salt rivers after a wet season caused rain and snow runoff across central Arizona mountains.

AP Photo/Matt York

After mounting criticism, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday ordered hair and nail salons, barbers and other businesses that provide personal services to close to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.

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A veteran lawyer for the U.S. Interior Department has been appointed as the new superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park, a crown jewel of the park system.

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After mounting criticism, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s chief of staff has promised to update guidance on what Ducey’s social distancing order means to businesses such as nail and hair salons that must have close contact with customers.

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