Arizona's Daily Rate Of COVID Cases Rising While Deaths Slow

Apr 6, 2021

Arizona’s daily rate of additional confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to creep upward while the daily rate of related deaths is down. 

Gov. Doug Ducey at a COVID-19 briefing in 2020.
Credit AP, file


According to Johns Hopkins University data, the seven-day rolling average of daily new cases increased over the past two weeks, rising from 479.4 on March 21 to 631.1 on Sunday. Meanwhile, the rolling average of daily deaths dropped from 27.4 to 12.2 during the same period. The state on Tuesday reported 570 additional confirmed cases and six deaths, increasing the pandemic totals to 845,480 cases and 16,996 deaths. That's according to the state’s coronavirus dashboard.