Arizona Confirms Man In 20s Is State's 2nd Coronavirus Case

Mar 3, 2020

An Arizona man who came in direct contact with a coronavirus patient is now the state's second case. 

Gov. Doug Ducey and Arizona health officials outlined coronavirus preparedness efforts Mon, March 2, 2020.

State and Maricopa County health officials said Tuesday that lab tests conducted the day before confirmed the man, who is in his 20s, has been infected with COVID-19. A county health official says the man, who resides in metro Phoenix, is in stable condition and recovering at home. The patient he came in contact with is someone outside of Arizona who had traveled to a community where the virus has spread. Public health workers have instructed those in close contact with the man to self-quarantine for 14 days.