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Arizona Reports Over 5,000 New Known Virus Cases For 7th Day

AP, file

Arizona on Wednesday reported at least 5,000 new known coronavirus infections for the seventh straight day as the state’s current surge continued to set pandemic-high records for COVID-19 hospitalizations.


The state coronavirus dashboard reported a record 4,163 inpatients being treated for COVID-19 as of Tuesday, including a record 972 in intensive care unit beds. According to the dashboard, only 8% of all hospital beds and 7% of adult intensive care unit beds were not in use and available. The state reported 6,058 new known COVID-19 cases and 54 deaths, increasing the state’s totals to 473,273 cases and 8,179 deaths.

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