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Arizona Reports 1,310 Additional COVID-19 Cases, 43 Deaths

AP, file

Arizona has reported 1,310 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases and 43 deaths as related hospitalizations and seven-day rolling averages for daily new cases and daily deaths continued to drop.



The latest figures reported Wednesday by the state Department of Health Services increased Arizona’s pandemic totals to 811,968 cases and 15,693 deaths. The CVS pharmacy chain says as of Thursday it will provide coronavirus vaccinations by appointment to eligible populations at eight Arizona locations. Meanwhile, records show that over 220 vaccine doses in Arizona have been spoiled or wasted since the rollout began in December. The lost doses were reported by dozen health care providers from mostly smaller counties.

According to the Department of Health Services, more than 1.1 million people have received at least one vaccine dose. About 6 percent of the state’s population has now been fully vaccinated.

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