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Another Arizona Coronavirus Patient Has Died

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Health officials have confirmed the death of a second person in Arizona from the coronavirus.

The Arizona Department of Health Services and Maricopa County Department of Public Health say the man who died was in his 70s and had pre-existing health conditions. The state’s first reported death from COVID-19 was announced Friday — a city of Phoenix employee in his 50s who also had pre-existing health conditions.

Arizona health officials say that as of Sunday morning, there are 152 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the state.  That’s an increase of 48 cases from Saturday.

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