The Arizona Senate voted Tuesday to give businesses, nursing homes and others a broad shield from lawsuits related to COVID-19, joining the House in approving the measure and sending it to Republican Gov. Doug Ducey for his expected signature.
It’s been one year since Arizona restaurants and gyms shut their doors due to state-mandated closures at the start of the coronavirus pandemic. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny checked back in with some Flagstaff businesses to see how they’ve fared during a difficult year.
Arizona reported 705 additional COVID-19 cases and 24 more deaths as health officials said Thursday all 15 counties have cleared state benchmarks for partial reopening of certain businesses during the coronavirus outbreak.