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Governor Ducey Not Ready To End Virus Stay-At-Home Order

Arizona Governor's office

Governor Doug Ducey has announced he’s not ready to end his statewide stay-at-home order designed to slow the spread of the Coronavirus.

The Republican governor said Wednesday his decision on whether to extend the order set to expire April 30 will be based on what he sees in virus data next week. But he will allow hospitals to resume elective surgeries on May 1.

Meanwhile, health officials reported at least 229 COVID-19 deaths statewide as of Wednesday, the second straight day that the reported number of deaths increased by 21.

A Chandler assisted living facility reported 13 deaths.

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