Arizona Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Approaches 5,000

Apr 20, 2020

State health officials say positive Coronavirus tests in Arizona now have reached nearly 5,000 with 184 known deaths.  The Arizona Department of Health Services released updated COVID-19 numbers Sunday morning.

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The 4,929 cases around the state are 210 more than Saturday’s total with seven additional deaths.

Maricopa County has the most coronavirus cases with 2,589 with Pima County at 913. There are confirmed coronavirus cases in all 15 Arizona counties.

The Navajo Nation has been hit harder by the coronavirus than any other Native American tribe with 1,197 cases as of Saturday with 44 known deaths.

For most people, COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, like pneumonia, and death. The vast majority of people recover.